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Francis Hughes

In memory of:

Private Francis Hughes

November 12, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

132267

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 12, 1882
Liverpool, England

Enlistment:

September 6, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Margaret Hughes Molloy of Glasgow, Scotland. Husband of Annie O. Hare Hughes, Glasgow, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 106 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 8.

Location:

Courcelette is a village some 10 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert, just off the D929 road to Bapaume. The Courcelette British Cemetery is approximately 1 kilometre west of the village on the south side of a track, suitable for cars, from the secondary road from Courcelette to Pozieres. The route is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Francis Hughes– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 43.  "D" Company No 16 Platoon.
  • Attestation Paper (page 1)
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)

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