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Richard William HUGHES

Regimental number1368
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Johnstone Street, Glenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blanche Hughes, 24 Johnston Street, Glenferrie, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1477
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 18 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRidge Wood Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. I), Voormezeele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Blanche HUGHES, 10 Henrietta Street, Glenferrie, Victoria

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