Isaac Reginald Hughes.

SEPTEMBER 23rd 1916   

Lance Corporal I. R. Hughes, Hunts Cyclist Battalion, died from wounds received in action on September 10th. His brother, Private Albert Hughes,  1st Northamptonshire Regiment, was killed in action on September 25th 1915. They were both sons of Mr and Mrs. Hughes, 59 High Street, Old Fletton.

1st Battalion Bedford Regiment  =  Died 10/9/1916.  

He had the service number of 825 in A Company the 2/1st H C B - He came from 59 High Street Old Fletton.  He was born in Stanground and enlisted on the 27/10/1914 at Old Fletton and transferred as Private 43034 in the 1st Bedford Regiment.  He was wounded on 4/9/1916 and died on the 10/9/1916 at Rouen Mil. hospital. Buried at St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. Aged 19.

He was posted to the base depot B.E.F. France on 26th July 1916, he was rationed up to and for that day. Order was part 2 No. 171 issued by W. L. Stephenson, 2/Lieut. & acting Adjutant, 2/1st Hunts. Cyclist Battalion. The order was issued at Well Camp Alford at 8-00 p.m., 28th July 1916. He was the brother of Albert Hughes.

His parents were Isaac and Ruth from 59 High Street, Old Fletton.  He went to France on 27 July 1916 = Lance Corporal in A Co. 2/1st HCB.

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Information on photos thanks to Vaughan Cullen.  

  As viewed : -

Left = George W. Bloodworth.

Seated = Percy McGreggor  Stewart.

Right = Isaac Reginald Hughes.

  

 
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09/04/2012

. . Martyn Smith