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Richard Pryce Hughes

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Richard Pryce Hughes

April 15, 1942
Hampshire, England

Military Service


Service Number:

J/4825

Age:

35

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

10 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against 27 February 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

December 1, 1906
Cheshire, England

Enlistment:

October 17, 1940
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Pryce Edward and Ethel Bessie (nee Williams) Hughes of Cheshire, England and brother of Nancie and Dilys. Husband of Jane Elizabeth Gillian (nee James) Hughes, of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Father of Michael and Susan. Cousin of Flight Lieutenant George Pryce Hughes, Royal Canadian Air Force attached to the 105 (RAF) Squadron, killed in action on 11 July 1942.

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:

WYBUNBURY (ST. CHAD) CHURCHYARD
Cheshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Row 2. Grave 23.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Richard Pryce 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
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Richard Pryce Hughes is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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