Tipton

Remembers

Private 16602 Harry William Hughes


Hughes Harry 96 680x500
Photo courtesy of The War Graves Photographic Project.


Died Balkans on Thursday, 22nd June 1916, age unknown.
Buried in Grave I. B. 6. at Sofia War Cemetery, Bulgaria.

10th Bn., Hampshire Regiment. 29th Brigade of 10th Division.
Formerly 48741 Royal Garrison Artillery.

of 6 Court, Wood Street, Tipton, Staffs. Source ??
Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Wednesbury, Resident: Unknown.

First landed Balkans, 3rd October 1915.
Medal entitlement: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

Commemorated on the Tipton Library Memorial.
Commemorated here because he appears on a Tipton memorial.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/472963/


Genealogical Data

1901 Census
70 Gospel Oak Road, Tipton, Staffs.
George Hughes (28, Labourer, born Hanbury), his wife Mary (52, born Hanbury), and their 2 children: Harry (12, born Tipton), and Thomas (9, born Tipton).

1911 Census
40 The Coppice, Leabrook Road, Tipton, Staffs.
George Hughes (48, Labourer at Chemical Works, born Hanbury), his wife Mary (62, born Hanbury), and their 2 children: Harry William (22, Boiler Stoker at Chemical Works, born Tipton), and Thomas (19, Bricklayer at Chemical Works, born Tipton).


Personal Data

None Available.


Action resulting in his death

Still to be researched. Contact me if required.


Newspaper Cuttings

None.