Great War Dundee
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: 663124
- Rank: Driver
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 223rd Brigade, 'B' Battery
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 23.08.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Serre Rd Cemetery No2
- Grave/Mem Ref no: X.G.13.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 11 Elizabeth Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Plasterer, Lawless & Hunt, 22 Heans Lane, Dundee
John Hughes, 9 West St, Dundee
More about James Hughes
The original Dundee Roll of Honour have this man listed as THOMAS but both C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W. record his first name as JAMES.
James Hughes 663124 Royal Field Artillery
Driver Thomas (James) Hughes, R.F.A., killed in action on 23rd August, was the only son of Mr John Hughes, 11 Elizabeth Street. Driver Hughes, who was 23 years of age, joined up shortly after the outbreak of war, and he had been over two and a half years in France. In civil life he was employed as an apprentice plasterer with Messrs Lawless and Hunt, plasterers, 22 Hean’s Lane.
Dundee Courier 13th September 1918
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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