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Walter Sargeant HUGHES

Regimental number1723
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMason
Address41 Bosisto Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Hughes, Wonga Park via Croydon, Victoria
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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