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John Banks HUGHES

Regimental number5619
Place of birthBromley Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressPost Office, Bromley via Dunolly, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Michael Hughes, Bromley, Victoria
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, row E, Grave No. 21), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Rebecca HUGHES, Bromley, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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