Leading Seaman Walter Ernest Hughes

Royal Navy, (RFR/PO/B/5608). HMS Viknor

Died: Wednesday 13 January 1915 (aged 33)

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This record relates to a Royal Navy casualty who served in the First World War, but because he had enlisted many years before, the record was not included amongst the naval records that were automatically created in the Lives of the First World War project
Record:
HUGHES, WALTER ERNEST
Additional information:
Husband of A. G. Hughes, of 66, Islingword St., Brighton.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
7.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Hughes, Walter Ernest
Memorial:
Richards Castle (WMR 33089)
Location:
Richards Castle, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Hughes, W E
Memorial:
Port Sunlight And Lever Brothers Ltd Employees (WMR 1278)
Location:
Port Sunlight, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Hughes, W E
Memorial:
Heworth Colliery Employees WW1 (WMR 42113)
Location:
Heworth, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Hughes, W E
Memorial:
Wrexham And East Denbighshire Book Of Remembrance (WMR 17903)
Location:
Wrexham, Clwyd

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Name:
Shoeing Smith Hughes
Context:
joined
Date:
17 Jan 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 4 Field Ambulance. (page 263)