William HUGHES

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HUGHES, William

Service Number: 400
Enlisted: 17 February 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glamorgan, Wales, 1890
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Driver
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 24 October 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row B, Grave 36 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 400, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 400, 25th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 400, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of J Hughes of Gwdelus, Dowlas, Wales

Medals: 1914-15 Star.British War Medal, Victory Medal