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Richard HUGHES

Regimental number3412
Place of birthDempsy Island New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMcCisick Street, Tighe's Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Hughes, Dempsey Island, Hunter River, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Date of death28 August 1959
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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