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Sydney Wallace HUGHES

Regimental number3113
Place of birthCatherine Hill Bay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlackwood Avenue, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, M Hughes, Blackwood Avenue, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3113A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Jessie HUGHES 189 Livingstone Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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