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Edward Hughes

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Edward Hughes

August 21, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

139112

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

75th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 3, 1884

Son of Edward and Anne Hughes, of Vroneysyllte, North Wales; husband of Jessie Hilditch (formerly Hughes), West Toronto, Ontario.

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:

III. W. 2.

Location:

RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of EDWARD HUGHES– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD HUGHES– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo of grave marker
courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.
  • Toronto Street Railway War Memorial
  • Old Toronto City Hall– The Toronto Street Railway Memorial plaque is located inside the Old City Hall in Toronto, Ontario.

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