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Charles Vincent HUGHES

Regimental number52830
Date of birth8 November 1896
Place of birthCasterton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address50 Albert Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMr James Hughes, 50 Albert Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUGHES Charles Vincent

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