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Eric Emerson HUGHES

Regimental number152
Place of birthLaunceston Tas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressTongala, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vida Lowther Hughes, Tongala, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll828
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Date of death8 December 1971
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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