Christopher Leslie HOUGH


HOUGH, Christopher Leslie

Service Number: 1246
Enlisted: 21 June 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bussellton, Western Australia, 1891
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Commercial traveller
Died: Killed In Action, Pozières, France, 18 August 1916
Cemetery: Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Plot 1, Row e, Grave 31, Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1246, Perth, Western Australia
1 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1246, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1246, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
18 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1246, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

He was residing at 'Uplands', 293 Murray Street, Perth, WA

Son of Christopher James and Isabella Ann Hough of 11 Cantle Street, Mt Lawley, WA; brother of Joan Isabella  Hough and Malcolm Seymour Guilford Hough

31 December 1915 - to hospital with Mumps

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