Hughes, John

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

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Flint Town

Name / Enw: Hughes, John

Regiment/Catrawd: 8th Battalion Welsh Regiment (Pioneers)

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private No 58706

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Kirkee New Cemetery

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Plot F, Row G, Grave 5

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

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: British War Medal and Victory Medal

Date of Death: 20th July 1917

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

He died of Malaria at the Deccan British War Hospital, Poona, India

He was a builder’s Labourer at the Holywell Road Silk Factory, Flint