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Leonard HUGHES

Regimental number6406
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
AddressGoodwood Road, Wayville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maud Edith Hughes, Goodwood Road, Wayville, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 20 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, row C, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Mr. J. and Mrs M. HUGHES, Goodwood Road, Wayville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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