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Thomas Hughes


8th Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss N. Fuhrminster
  • Plaque: 88

Additional Info

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Thomas Robert Hughes, a Ballarat-born Labourer, enlisted in the 8th Infantry battalion on 18 August 1914 at the age of 19. He fought against bouts of pneumonia, receiving hospitalization in June 1915. As a result he was given a medial discharge on 11 April 1916 and returned to Australia.
Tree No. 88

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour