Hughes, Edward

Employed as a farm servant at Ness, Neston, Cheshire


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Lance Corporal Edward Hughes is one of the 3,740 men of the British Expeditionary Force who died between August and October 1914 in Northern France and who have no known grave. They are commemorated on the Memorial La Ferte’- Sous- Joarre. Eifion and Viv Williams visited on the 14th April 2014

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The striking Memorial is close to the River Marne. On the other side of the river almost opposite, is a memorial to French soldiers who died

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With great difficulty we found Edward’s name and with even greater difficulty managed to photograph it. (It was high up on the memorial)

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Flint Memorial

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