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William Whitall HUGHES

Regimental number2593
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFencer
AddressTannalo Siding, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, G B Hughes, Tannalo Siding, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Fanny HUGHES; husband of Emily HUGHES, 11 Catherine Road, St. Ann's Parade, South Tottenham, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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