Pte
Charles Hughes

Information about birth

Date of birth:
04/01/1891
Place of birth:
Oxfordshire, Henley-on-Thames, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Shipper
Religion:
Methodist

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
147844
Enlistment date:
27/07/1915
Enlistment place:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 16th Bn. (Canadian Scottish)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
13/06/1916
Place of death:
Mount Sorrel, Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
25

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." Took part with his Battalion in an attack South of Zillebeke, and whilst they were consolidating a new position, he was going forward witch a machine gun when he was instantly killed by shell fire.

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