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John Richard HUGHES

Regimental number6947
Place of birthHamilton New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressDowerin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, John Hughes, Beaumont Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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