Private 17470 John Hughes

Died Home on Thursday, 25th November 1915, age unknown.
Buried in Whittington (St. Giles) Churchyard, Whittington, Nr Lichfield, Staffs, United Kingdom.

3rd Bn., South Staffordshire Regiment.

Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Wolverhampton, Resident: Unknown.

Never served abroad.
Medal entitlement: No medal entitlement.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

Not commemorated on any Tipton memorial.
Commemorated here because identified as Tipton on 'Soldiers Died in the Great War'.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/396167/

Genealogical Data

Due to the number of possibilities, it has not been possible to identify John Hughes on the census records.

Personal Data

None Available.

Action resulting in his death

John Hughes was with the 3rd battalion South Staffs, a depot/training battalion, at the time of his death. He died from illness or due to an accident, and is buried in St. Giles' churchyard at Whittington, Lichfield, near to the South Staffs depot at Whittington.

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