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James Claude HUGHES

Regimental number4158
Place of birthVancouver Canada
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlasterer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinCousin, E A Townsend, 24 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI Row N, Grave No. 14), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Vancouver, Canada
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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