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Lot 4972    SESSION 18 (2.30PM FRIDAY 28 JULY)    Other Properties - Australian Groups

Estimate $300
SOLD $220

TRIO: 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. 1017 Pte W.J.Hughes 30Bn. A.I.F. All medals impressed. Swing mounted, lacquered very fine.

Ex Ken Maxwell Lyon Collection.



Walter Joseph Hughes, labourer, age 21, born at Sydney, NSW; Enl.14Jul1915 at Liverpool, NSW; charged with AWL at Liverpool Camp 05Sep1915, and drunkenness at RAS Grounds, Sydney 19Oct1915, fined for both offences; Emb.09Nov1915; AWL 12May1916, forfeited 2 days pay; WIA 17Mar1917 GSW throat (severe), France; AWL 27Dec1918 to 02Jan1919 in London, forfeited 12 days pay; RTA 25Mar1919; Disch.03Oct1919; Deceased 12Jun1929.

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