2nd.Lt Leonard Victor Hughes, 5 Res Cav


1897 Apr 13. Born Westbury, Wilts

1901 census at Coulston, Edington, Baynton West & East Coulston

1911 census at Holmsdale Gratwicke Road. A schoolboy at a boarding school.

Then at Wellington School

1916 Aug 20. Royal Wiltshire. Cadet Leonard Victor Hughes to be 2nd Lt. (on prob.).

RAF Record

1919 Mar 25. 5th Res. Regt.—The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. relinquish their commns. on completion of service, and retain the rank of 2nd Lt. . L. V. Hughes.

1921 Jan 19. Joined ADRIC with service no 1561. Posted to N Coy. Section Leader from 24 Jan

1921 Feb 21. Promoted Platoon Commander

1921 Jun 6. Posted to C Coy. Reverted to T/Cadet

1921 Jul/Sep Married in Barrackpore to Sheilagh Minnie Hennessy

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Mar 12. Emigrates to Canada

1923 Nov 24. He tried to emigrate from Canada to USA, but was debarred "quote exhausted "

1928 Jan 3. He tries again to emigrate to USA, this time apparently successfully

1974 Apr 16. Memphis, Ten, USA. Died (Ancestry tree)



WO 339/83043