Lance Corporal Thomas Hughes

East Lancashire Regiment

Died: Saturday 19 August 1916 (aged 35)

Connected records

Record:
HUGHES, THOMAS
Additional information:
Son of William and Mary Ann Hughes, of Nelson.
Cemetery:
GREAT MARSDEN (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD
Cemetery/memorial reference:
G. 17.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Private Thomas Hughes

Private Thomas Hughes 1847. Unit: 2nd Reinforcements, 39th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. Death: 10 April 1917, killed in action, Armentieres, Western Front.
CWGC family information: son of Hugh and Jane Elizabeth Hughes; husband of Ethel J. Hughes, of 116, Talbot St., Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

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Oral history

British officer served with 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers in Ireland and on Western Front, 1916-1917; served as staff officer with Headquarters, 47th Bde on Western Front, 1917; served with Headquarters, 16th Div on Western Front, 1918; served with North Russian Relief Force in Russia, 1919; …
REEL 1 Background in Clifton, 1898-1912. Recollections of period at Marlborough School, 1912-1915: prior preparatory education; living conditions; concentration on classics; importance of sport; question of OTC activities and reactions to outbreak of war, 4/8/1914; decision to apply to Sandhurst and …

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Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Withington - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 14138)
Location:
Withington, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Peters Church WW1 Memorial Reredos (WMR 37132)
Location:
Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Shocklack Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 42835)
Location:
Shocklack, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Ashley - Cross (WMR 51109)
Location:
Ashley, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Fishergate County Primary School WW1 Plaque (WMR 47386)
Location:
York, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Hill Street Urc WW1 And WW2 Tablet (WMR 36530)
Location:
Cefn Mawr, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Capel Mawr WW1 (WMR 60469)
Location:
Rhosllanerchrugog, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Peter And St Paul Rc Church - WW1 (WMR 15190)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St. Vincent's Church - WW1 (WMR 27957)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St John The Evangelist Church (WMR 15572)
Location:
Kirkdale, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Mary Magdalene RC WW1 Plaque (WMR 71030)
Location:
Seaham Harbour, Durham
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Seion Chapel WW1 Memorial Tablet (WMR 37117)
Location:
Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Church (WMR 10281)
Location:
Murton, Durham
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Siloh Calvinistic Methodists Roll Of Honour (WMR 7050)
Location:
Llandudno, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
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Board Of Trade (WMR 53617)
Location:
London, Greater London
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Men Of Murton (WMR 19002)
Location:
Murton, Durham
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
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Ashton Under Lyne Civic Memorial (WMR 1810)
Location:
Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Former Children Of Chapels Royal (WMR 19000)
Location:
Westminster, Greater London
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
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Dukinfield Soldier Statue (WMR 3250)
Location:
Dukinfield, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
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Abergele - WW1 and WW2 Cross (WMR 31098)
Location:
Abergele, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Rehoboth Methodists Roll Of Honour (WMR 7049)
Location:
Llandudno, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
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Hyde Union Street Congregational Church & Sunday School WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 74790)
Location:
Hyde, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Cyfelach and St Davids Church WW1 (WMR 36908)
Location:
Llangyfelach, West Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Lawrence Church - WW1 (WMR 47829)
Location:
York, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Dunnikier Free Church (WMR 85398)
Location:
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Davids Parishioners - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 36581)
Location:
Carmarthen, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Cowdenbeath (WMR 8512)
Location:
Cowdenbeath, Fife
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Llandyrnog Parish (WMR 38195)
Location:
Llandyrnog, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Kelty (WMR 5719)
Location:
Kelty, Fife
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
All Saints Church WW1 And WW2 (WMR 38721)
Location:
Worcester, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Ackworth Millennium Memorial (WMR 29120)
Location:
Ackworth, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Cuthberts Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 29117)
Location:
Ackworth, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Madoc Vale Heroes (WMR 24485)
Location:
Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Madoc Vale Heroes (WMR 24485)
Location:
Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Machynlleth (WMR 6847)
Location:
Machynlleth, Powys
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Fifeshire Constabulary and Kinross-Shire Constabulary joint WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 85241)
Location:
Dundee, Tayside
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Dinas (WMR 37078)
Location:
Dinas, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Penparcau Memorial Hall (WMR 36709)
Location:
Penparcau, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Marys Church WW1 (WMR 52349)
Location:
Widnes, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Wrexham And East Denbighshire Book Of Remembrance (WMR 17903)
Location:
Wrexham, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Wrexham And East Denbighshire Book Of Remembrance (WMR 17903)
Location:
Wrexham, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Wrexham And East Denbighshire Book Of Remembrance (WMR 17903)
Location:
Wrexham, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Victoria Central Community Hospital (WMR 2386)
Location:
Wallasey, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Tarbrax (WMR 90238)
Location:
Tarbrax, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Neilston Public School (WMR 90283)
Location:
Neilston, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
St Brendans Church - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 28389)
Location:
Braddan, Isle of Man
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Pontardulais (WMR 6623)
Location:
Pontardulais, West Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Hughes, Thomas
Memorial:
Corwen Memorial Gates (WMR 17804)
Location:
Corwen, Clwyd

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Name:
Private Hughes
Context:
discipline
Date:
17 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 14 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 538)
Name:
Private Hughes
Context:
discipline
Date:
17 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 14 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 538)
Name:
Private Hughes
Context:
discipline
Date:
18 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 14 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 538)
Name:
Second Lieutenant J E Hughes
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
19 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 84)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A S R Hughes
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
23 Aug 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment (page 48)