On this day 16th June 1918 – Thomas Hughes was killed in action

93871 Pte Thomas Hughes aged 19. Son of Edward and Emma Hughes of Police Station, Madeley in Crewe. Native of Loggerheads, Market Drayton, Salop.

Thomas was another conscripted soldier who was mobilised in the summer of 1917 and only served overseas with the 1/6th Battalion.

16.6.18: Quiet day. Seven patrols were out during night.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]

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