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Richard George HUGHES

Regimental number4804
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Eaton, Sydney Road, Balgowlah, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Hughes, c/o Mrs Eaton,Woodland Street, Balgowlah, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 August 1971

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