Topic: Lance Corporal Andrew Patrick Hughes

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Lance Corporal Andrew Patrick Hughes signed up with the Wellington West Coast Mounted Rifles in his thirties but already had experience in the South African War in his twenties. Andrew had been a Corporal but at his own request was returned to Lance Corporal during a bout of sickness. He passed to is son Frank Hughes a photograph album of his WWI years and this was digitised by Tauranga City Libraries Research Collections in 2014.

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 View his Service Record here.    

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 Lance Corporal Andrew Patrick Hughes (standing)

 

Photo Album (rebound) digitised in 2014.

High quality scans available in Research Collections at Tauranga City Libraries.  

 

Frank Hughes

Frank Hughes with his Father’s album showing photographs in Egypt and Palestine. Lance Corporal Andrew Patrick Hughes signed up with the Wellington West Coast Mounted Rifles in his thirties but already had experience in the South African War in his twenties. Andrew had been a Corporal but at his own request was returned to Lance Corporal during a bout of sickness. Service Record here

 

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This article was archived at Perma CC on August 10, 2016 (https://perma.cc/4BK8-GJZX), though the embedded open photograph album part way down does not display.

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Lance Corporal Andrew Patrick Hughes


First Names:Andrew Patrick
Last Name:Hughes
Date of Birth:19/09/1880
Place of Birth:Patea, New Zealand