Wilfred Sydney Hughes
Rank: Leading Telegraphist
Ship: HMS Racoon
Parents: Mr John & Mrs Annie 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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