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Thomas Hughes

In memory of:

Private Thomas Hughes

January 27, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

185

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

April 26, 1892

Son of Eliza Hughes, of 20, Hamilton Rd., Longsight, Manchester, England, and the late Mr. J. Hughes.

Commemorated on Page 536 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. 2. 4.

Location:

BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is located in the north east corner of Brussels in the district of Evere. Follow the E40 Brussels-Luik road in the direction of Brussels and leave at junction 19 signposted Woluwe and Evere. Follow the sign Evere to the right and continue 500 M along the Avenue des Communautes to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight ahead here and down the Avenue Ciceron to turn left around the roundabout at the bottom of the road. The entrance to the BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is then on your right. Follow the main avenue through the cemetery as far as you can go and the Commission plot is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of THOMAS HUGHES– Funeral for Private Thomas Hughes 27 Jan 1919 Popelsdorf Military Cemetery Bonn Germany Honoured by his colleagues in the Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Letter and Image Project, the Ramsey Edward Cresswell Collection (reinterred later to a CWG cemetery)
  • Photo of THOMAS HUGHES– Funeral for Pte T Hughes 30 Jan 1919 Poppelsdorf Military Cemetery Bonn Germany B Coy Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion in attendance (later reinterred in Belgium)
  • Gravemarker
  • War Diary– War Diary of the Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion for January 1919 noting the death of Private Hughes from pneumonia following influenza.
  • Medals– Death Plaque, Memorial Cross, Trio (1914-15 Star, British War Medal, and Victory Medal), and Metal Dog Tag all named to Thomas Hughes. Badges have been collected seperately and will be displayed with His Medals.

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