Hughes, Wilfred Sydney


Wilfred Sydney Hughes

Rank: Leading Telegraphist

Ship: HMS Racoon

Parents: Mr John & Mrs Annie Hughes

Brothers: John Alfred Hughes, Stuart Arthur Hughes, Edgar Reginald Hughes, Cecil Hughes & Benjamin Howard Hughes

Wife: Constance Fanny Hughes

Sister: Mrs Cutting

Address: Fire Station, Horley, Surrey

Sister’s Address: 10 Vale Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Drowned at sea on 9th January 1918 when HMS Racoon foundered during a snowstorm off the coast of Ireland. According to CWGC, Wilfred is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 28.

Published: March 1918

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