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Private 12724 Walter Garner Hughes

9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment.

Killed France and Flanders 7th July 1916, aged 21.


Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Farnce, panel ref; Pier and Face, 6A & 6B

Awarded : 1915 Star, British War & Victory medals.

Husband of Clara [née FITZGERALD] – 1 daughter.

Brother in Law of Pvt John BAZELEY who was married to his sister.

Address : Amington Road, Tamworth.

Employment: Pony Driver below ground at Glascote Colliery.

Click here for the CWGC Page for Pvt Hughes.

Other Links:

NNWFHS Amington War Memorial Page

CWGC Thiepval Memorial

Duke of Wellington's Regiment

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