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Robert HUGHES

Regimental number5553
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressHamilton, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs R Hughes, 42 Railway Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateDied of wounds 28 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 31A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Margaret HUGHES; husband of Rachel HUGHES, 49 Railway Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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