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Leonard Mann HUGHES

Regimental number3403
Place of birthBrighton, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height6' 0.25"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Bristow Hughes, 4th Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Discharge date26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 326 Corporal Wilfred John Mann HUGHES, Heavy Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 10 April 1918; Percival Mann HUGHES, discharged, 24 December 1918, prior to embarkation on cessation of hostilities.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 26 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUGHES Leonard Mann

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