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William John HUGHES

Regimental number1419
Place of birthSouth Bridgewater, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDromedary, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A J Hughes, Dromedary, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur John and Isabella Elizabeth HUGHES
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death12 April 1937
Age at death41
Place of burialCressy Cemetery, Tasmania

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