This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 22877
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 30.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 3C
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 110 Brook Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Labourer, Bell & Sime, Dundee
Ann Hughes, 100 Brook St, Dundee
Charles & James and 1 other brother (name unknown)
More about Peter Hughes
Peter has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Peter Hughes 22877 Royal Scots Fusiliers
DUNDEE SOLDIER MISSING.
After being six weeks at the front, Pte. Peter Hughes of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, has been reported missing. Intimation to this effect was received by his mother, who resides at 100 Brook Street, Dundee. Pte. Hughes who is 28 years of age, was previously employed as a labourer in the sawmill of Bell & Sime, Ltd. Two brothers are in the fighting line at present—James, belonging to the same regiment, while Charles is in the Scottish Rifles.
Dundee Courier 24th August 1916
Peter Hughes 22877 R.S.F.
HUGHES___Reported missing on 30th July, 1916, now reported killed on that date, Pte. Peter Hughes, R.S.F., third eldest son of Mrs Hughes, 100 Brook Street, aged 28 years.
Inserted by his sorrowing mother and sisters.
Dundee People’s Journal 2nd June 1917
Peter was the brother of Pte James Hughes, 20653, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, who was killed in action 03.05.1917.
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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