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Herbert L. Hughes

Private

58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: Mr. E. Burrow
  • Plaque: 2117

Additional Info

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Biography

Herbert Leslie Hughes (elder brother of Victor Loyal Hughes, Tree No. 2822) was born in Sebastapol and enlisted from there on 12th February 1916. He was 24 years old, married, and a grocer. He was drafted to the 58th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1676. On the 27th March 1918 he was killed in action in the St. Pol area by long distance shelling by the advancing Germans. He was buried in the St. Pol British Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 2117

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour