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Melville Rule HUGHES

Date of birth19 April 1892
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H Hughes, 1 Staniland Grove, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: MED
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

FateKilled in Action 20 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh adn Florence HUGHES, 1 Stamland Grove, Elsternwick, Victoria

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