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Roland Caractacus HUGHES

Regimental number3134
Place of birthWangaratta Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressWangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Roland W Hughes, Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
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Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 June 1982
Age at death87
Place of burialArarat Cemetery, Victoria

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