Studio portrait of 5296 Sergeant (Sgt) Richard Ewen Hughes, 14th Reinforcements to the 22nd ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H06337
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 5296 Sergeant (Sgt) Richard Ewen Hughes, 14th Reinforcements to the 22nd Battalion, of Yerong Creek near Henty, NSW. Sgt Hughes enlisted on 23 July 1915 and embarked aboard HMAT Themistocles (A32) at Melbourne on 28 July 1916. He was killed in action on 3 May 1917 at Bullecourt, France and having no known grave is commemorated at the Villers Bretonneux Memorial.