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Regimental number3318
Date of birth31 March 1898
Place of birthGosford, New South Wales
SchoolGordon Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address60 Goshell Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs F.E. Hughes, 60 Goshell Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 12 December 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 54433 Gunner Augustus Henry HUGHES, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919; 2008 Pte Walter HUGHES, 19th Depot Unit of Supply, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 10 April 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 26 April 1918.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 December 1961

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