1892 Aug 8. Born Belfast son of a Silk Merchant
1901 census at 15 Cavehill Rd, Belfast
1911 census . at Carrickfergus, Antrim
1915 Sep 22. Landed in France
1917 Mar 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt. in R. Ir. Rif. . Cadet Leslie Hughes to be temp. 2nd Lt.
1918 Sep 1. R Irish Rifles. Promoted Lt.
1919 Jan/Mar Married in Taunton to Ida M Collard
1920 Nov 9. Joined ADRIC with service no 999. Posted to Depot Coy. Wife living in Whitehead, Co Antrim
1921 Jan 24 Promoted Section Leader
1921 Mar 19. Posted to F Coy
1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1922 Oct/Dec Son Derek birn in Taunton
1928 Sep 21. Emigrates to Canada with wife Ida and son Derek. His mother has remarried and is living in Canada. He is a "Master Stevedore"
1932 Oct 1. The whole family return from Canada to UK. Their UK address is her parents in Taunton
1939 Register. He is with Ida M Hughes, living at 20 Warwick Street , Oxford . He is a Stevedore & Warehouse Manager