James Curnow (Jim) HUGHES AO, DSO, MC

HUGHES, James Curnow

Service Number: 47001
Enlisted: 12 March 1947
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: 4th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 18 August 1929
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: St. Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia and RMC Duntroon
Occupation: Army Officer
Died: Natural causes, Melbourne, Victoria, 12 August 2016, aged 86 years
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Private cremation
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Non Warlike Service

12 Mar 1947: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Lieutenant

Korean War Service

20 Jul 1951: Involvement SN 47001
20 Jul 1951: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Captain, SN 47001, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
20 Jul 1951: Enlisted SN 47001
7 Oct 1951: Honoured Military Cross
23 Jul 1952: Discharged SN 47001

Vietnam War Service

21 Jun 1966: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
21 Jun 1966: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
30 Jun 1966: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
5 Nov 1970: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
5 Nov 1970: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
11 Nov 1970: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
11 May 1971: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
11 May 1971: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
12 May 1971: Involvement Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001, 4th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR)
18 Dec 1971: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN 47001
1 Sep 1972: Honoured Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

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