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Alfred Richard HUGHES

Regimental number715
Place of birthAlstonville, New South Wales
SchoolAlstonville Public School, Alstonville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCathcart Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hughes, Cathcart Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row D, Grave No. 5A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary HUGHES, Rock Valley, Lismore, New South Wales. Native of Alstonville, New South Wales

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