William John Hughes

Language: Welsh
Rank & Number: Private, 54616
Regiment: 11th Battalion, RWF
Cemetery / Memorial: Wimereux Cemetery, France
Other memorials: Capel Curig

The inside of William John Hughes’ bible


Passed away in a military hospital in Wimereaux, on the north coast of France, on April 22nd 1917, aged 26.


Life / Background:

Son of William Hughes, a rockman (quarry), and Ellen Hughes. Willie (‘Jr’) was also a slate quarryman before the war.