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Cyril Garnet Strong Hughes

In memory of:

Private Cyril Garnet Strong Hughes

September 17, 1944


Mont Lambert, Boulogne, France

Military Service


Service Number:

D/136195

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1922
Carleton Place, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 22, 1942
Montreal, Quebec

Son of William James Hughes and Mabel Vaughn Hughes, of Carleton Place, Ontario. Brother of Morley, Freda and Pilot Officer William Robert Hughes, RCAF, killed in action the 31 August 1941. The Town of Carleton Place remembered Private Hughes by naming a street in his honour.

Commemorated on Page 340 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

2. C. 4.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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