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John Edward HUGHES

Regimental number1853
Place of birthWiltshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy hand
AddressC/o Mr Miles, Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Henry Robert Hughes, Priory Street, Corsham, Wilshire, England
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 December 1918
Date of death4 September 1959
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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