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William Joseph HUGHES

Regimental number6991
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCrebert Street, Mayfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinAunt, Mrs M Greenwood, Crebert Street, Mayfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 May 1918
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No 14), Nord, France
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4223 Pte Arthur John HUGHES, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 461 Pte Stanley Victor Hughes, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Gevert Street, Mayfield.

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