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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Blair Hughes

In memory of:

Private Edward Blair Hughes

October 23, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2015426

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

May 19, 1896

Son of John A. Hughes, of Watsonville, California, U.S.A., and the late Mary Alice Blair Hughes.

Commemorated on Page 433 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

35. 17. II.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 2015426 Pvt. Edward Blair Hughes who served with the 1st Depot Battn. of BC C.E.F.
He was born in Truro Nova Scotia on May 19th 1896.  He enlisted into the C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on Sept. 28th 1918 listing his occupation as a "Farmer" in Santa Maria CA. U.S.A.
Edward died during the Spanish flu panademic of 1918-19 on Oct. 23rd 1918 at the age of 24.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial cross in the cemetery where 2015426 Pvt. Edward Blair Hughes who served with the 1st Depot Battn. of BC C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 2015426 Pvt. Edward Blair Hughes who served with the 1st Depot Battn. of BC C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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