John Charles Hughes (1875-1917)

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John Charles Hughes

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HUGHES, JOHN CHARLES. Private. No 38430. 7th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Mexborough 15.8.1875. Son of Charles Edward and Emily Hughes, 98 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield. Educated Garden Street Board School, Mexborough. Employed as a tramcar cleaner by the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department at the Great Northern Street Depot. Single. Enlisted 23.3.1916. Died of bronchitis at Rouen Base Hospital, 31.1.1917, aged 41 years. Buried St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Block O, Plot 4, Row H, Grave 1.
ROH:- Rashcliffe United Methodist Church; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; memorial in Lockwood Cemetery.

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