CEF Soldier Detail

Private William Hughes
Died: July 15, 1915

Regimental Number:
26093
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
14th Battalion
Company:
C Company
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Mary Hughes, wife. 2257 Clarke Street, Montreal, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
2257 Clarke Street, Montreal, Quebec
Date of Birth:
May 28, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Machinist
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 22, 1914
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
36 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/4 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded May 10, 1915
Date of Death:
July 15, 1915
Age at Death:
29
Buried at:
Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
III. B. 8.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
14th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion C Company
Son of Mark Hughes and Mrs. Mark Hughes; husband of Mary Georgina A. Hughes