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Roland Harry HUGHES

Regimental number837
Date of birth15 September 1893
Place of birthMorgan, South Australia
SchoolMt Pleasant Public School; Muirden College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBank of Adelaide, Kapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Penelope Hughes, Bank of Adelaide, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of Adelaide, Adelaide branch, 16 June 1910. Transferred to Broken Hill branch, April 1911.
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Ronald Harry HUGHES.
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 193.

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