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Victor L. Hughes

Private

24th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss M. Sully
  • Plaque: 2822

Additional Info

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Biography

Victor Hughes (younger brother of Herbert Leslie Hughes, Tree No. 2117) was born in Sebastapol , but enlisted from Warracknabeal on 28th April 1915. He was 21, single and a railway shunter. He was posted to 24th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 89. Later he was promoted Corporal. He was posted to the 5th Division Signals or some months, but was then returned to the 24th Battalion. He was killed in action in the Albert area on 20 April 1918, and buried at Warloy-Baillon Military Cemetery, Albert, France.
Tree No. 2822

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour