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Walter John HUGHES

Regimental number2132
Place of birthAbbotsford Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBayswater, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Hughes, Bayswater, Victoria
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 15 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 36
Date: 14 March 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 July 1966

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