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Raymond Woods Hughes

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Raymond Woods Hughes

September 10, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/99971

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Thomas James Hughes and Eva Lydia Green Hughes, of Kent Bridge, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 83 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:

Row C. Grave 26

Location:

The port of Flushing is on the south coast of the island of Walcheren in the Schelde Estuary. It is about 7 kilometres south of Middelburg and 58 kilometres west of Bergen-op-Zoom. The FLUSHING (VLISSINGEN) NORTHERN CEMETERY is about 1 kilometre north of the town centre.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Raymond Woods Hughes is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Raymond Woods Hughes is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of RAYMOND WOODS HUGHES– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by Pieter Schlebaum, The Netherlands.
  • Photo of Raymond Woods Hughes– From the book; …and they never came back. The story of the C. V. S (Chatham Vocational School) students who fought and died in World War 11. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me, with the permission of the author Peter N. Stanojevic.

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