Born: 19 October 1897.
Family: The fifth child of Samuel Hughes and Sarah Jane Venables of Glendale House, 34 Talbot Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Brother of Harry Venables who died of illness 15 November 1918 and is commemorated on the Whitchurch Town memorial. He married Dorothy May Savill in 1924 and together they had one child, Audrey J.
Civilian Occupation: He was a fitter and turner by trade.
Residence: In 1919 he was living at Glendale House, but by 1939 he was living at Martlesham, Alkington Rd, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: In December 1971 aged 74.
Regiment: Royal Air Force (previously Royal Naval Air Service)
Service Number: 2272976 (previously F/27976)
Date of Enlistment: 29 March 1917
Date of Discharge: 25 February 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation