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Leslie Richard HUGHES

Regimental number4653
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMyee St, Lakemba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hughes, Myee Street, Lakemba, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 3), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Major Alfred and Mrs Elizabeth HUGHES, "Lesibitt", Myer Street, Lakemba, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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