Roll of Honour Gladys Laura Hughes

Service number VFX61331
Rank Lieutenant
Unit Australian Army Nursing Service (Attached 113 Australian General Hospital)
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 31 May 1945
Place of Death Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies
Cause of Death Illness
Cemetery or Memorial Details Jakarta War Cemetery, Jakarta, Indonesia
Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Gladys Laura Hughes's name is located at panel 96 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Gladys Laura Hughes's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Sat 05 February 2022 at 1:31am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.