Regiment : 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 20608
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 27 on 9th October 1915
Buried : Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 104 to 13.
Relatives : Son of Samuel and Alice Hughes, 1 Court, 6 House, Cross St., Woodside, Dudley; husband of Selina Billingham (formerly Hughes), 4 Court, 3 House, Cross St., Woodside, Dudley
Memorial : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo WW1 Memorial
Also appears on : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo Church Holly Hall. Dudley War Memorial.
Credits : Researched by James Taylor.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcs Regt.
On the 1901 census Samuel was a worker on the Pitbank:
Samuel Hughes, head, age 38, Coal Miner
Alice Hughes (nee Billingham), wife, age 33
Samuel, son, age 14
Emmanuel Hughes, son, age 10
Bertie, son, age 8
Beatrice, dau, age 6
Joseph, son, age 3
Mary J, dau, age 3
Joseph H, son, age 9 months
He entered the Balkan Theatre of war on 27th August 1915.