Hughes, John Edward

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Peter Redfern Metcalfe

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Flint Town

Name / Enw: Hughes, John Edward

Regiment/Catrawd: 17th (Service) Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (2nd North Wales)

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private No 25646

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Plot VI, Row G, Grave 7

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: France

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Date of Death: 20th January 1916

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

He died on the 20th January 1916 at the No. 7 Hospital Clearing Station, France, of gunshot wounds in the back and chest received in action on the 19th January

Employed at the Zinc Department at the United Alkali Company’s Works, Flint

 

Flint Merville John Edward Hughes 1

Photograph taken by John Norbury on the 13th May 2015

 

Flint Merville John Edward Hughes 1

Photograph taken by John Norbury on the 13th May 2015