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John James HUGHES

Date of birth11 October 1875
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMt Barker, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mes Elizabeth Hughes, Mt Barker, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name32nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: INF32
Promotion date: 24 March 1915

FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 June 1962

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