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Anthony John HUGHES

Regimental number5244
Place of birthWest Wallsend New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWheeler
AddressBarnaria Street, Young, Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Hughes, Barnaria Street, Young, Wallsend, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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