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Private John Hughes
Private John Hughes, number 2615 and 200546, of the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Private Hughes enlisted on 10th September 1914 at the age of 34 years and 6 months, his home address was 17 Hope Street, Millom. His next of kin was Mrs Hughes of 26 Back Hartington Street, Barrow in Furness.
Private Hughes went overseas to the Western Front with the rest of the battalion on 3rd May 1915 and served until 5th October 1916 when he returned home wounded. He did recover and continued to service until he was disembodied from military service on 14th December 1918.
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