Born: 4 March 1896 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 20 March of the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church.
Family: He was the elder of two children born to William Hughes, an iron founder, and his wife Sarah. He married Lucy Clayton in 1920 in Whitchurch and together they had one child, Nancy. He married again to Nellie Clare in Nantwich in 1924 and together they had one child, Bevill.
Residence: He lived at 20 Green End, Whitchurch until at least 1919 when he left the army. At the time of his death he lived at 47 Albert Road, Oswestry.
Employment: His Whitchurch Grammar School record card shows him leaving school in 1911 with two occupations: farming and printing.
Died: 10 February 1981 in Oswestry, aged 84, and buried in Oswestry cemetery on 13 February of the same year.
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (previously Labour Corps and Shropshire Yeomanry)
Service Number: 230446 (previously 542878 and 2590)
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Not known
Other Information: Mentioned in dispatches: London Gazette 14 June 1918, page 7053.