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Fred Hughes

In memory of:

Private Fred Hughes

October 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

171909

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

May 1, 1890

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:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 15.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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