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Sydney Stacey HUGHES

Regimental number6762
Place of birthGanmain, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMatong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E Hughes, Matong, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of burialHermies British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Enoch and Louisa HUGHES, Ashbridge, Matong, New South Wales. Commemorated in Ganmein Cemetery and in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales, and on Matong Roll of Honour. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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