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Leonard Headland HUGHES

Regimental number3520
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Hughes, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23-25 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Penelopt HUGHES, Kapunda, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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