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Francis Augustus HUGHES

ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBox 44 G P O Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMrs M M Hughes, c/o Mrs Gallway, Mitchell Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service2nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of St.Michael and St.George (Companion of the Distinguished Service Order ?)

Recommendation date: 24 September 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

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