|Place of birth||Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal, Ireland|
|Address||Liverpool Road, Bankstown, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C McHugh, Liverpool Road, Bankstown, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Corporal Shoeing Smith|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/33/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Cornelius and Annie MCHUGH|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, Egypt, and proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 21 December 1915; transferred to 20th Battery, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, Moascar, 10 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916; transferred to 22nd Field Artillery Brigade, 13 May 1916.
Admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, 22 July 1916 (inflamed stomach); transferred to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 24 July 1916 (ulcer); discharged to Depot, 31 July 1916; transferred to Australian General Base Depot, 28 September 1916; to 2nd Divisional Train, 30 October 1916; taken on strength of 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 4 November 1916.
Admitted to 5th General Hospital, 9 December 1916 (inflamed stomach); embarked for England, on board Hospital Ship, 13 December 1916; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, England, 14 December 1916 (severe gastritis); transferred to 2nd Scottish General Hospital, 23 February 1917; to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 23 March 1917; discharged to Training Depot, Wareham, 28 March 1917; transferred to No 3 Convalescent Depot and classified as B1a3, 11 April 1917.
Marched out to Perham Downs, 30 May 1917; proceeded overseas to France, 19 June 1917; marched in to Rouelles, France, 20 June 1917; rejoined Divisional Ammunition Column in the field, 27 June 1917. Transferred to, and taken on strength of 5th Field Artillery Brigade, 5 July 1917; with unit, 22 June 1918; on leave to united Kingdom, 18 August 1918; rejoined unit, 1 September 1918.
Admitted to No 55 Casualty Clearing Station, 24 September 1918 (gastric ulcer); transferred to No 6 General Hospital, 27 September 1918; embarked for England, 30 September 1918; admitted to General Military Hospital, England, 1 October 1918; discharged, 14 November 1918; on leave, 14-28 November 1918.
Marched in from London Headquarters, 28 November 1918; marched out to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Weymouth, 21 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board H.T. 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 23 April 1919; discharged, 8 September 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||55|
|Place of burial||St Felix Churchyard, Bankstown, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McHUGH John|