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Hugh Hughes ROE

Regimental number1042
Place of birthSturt, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressStirling West, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 10"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Roe, Stirling West, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 June 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 October 1936
Age at death46
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROE Hugh Hughes

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