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William Robert HUGHES

Regimental number2400
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBoilermaker
Address428 Egan Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Thornton, 432 Egan Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Excellent work as Battalion runner, showing bravery and devotion to duty under heavy fire. (Pozieres).'
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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