BASIL GEORGE HUGHES

Born: 15th July 1924, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 30th March 1941; age: 16; at the East Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich of shock following a gun shot wound of the upper abdomen and chest owing to the accidental firing of a rifle – Misadventure.

Inquest held 2nd April 1941.

Residence: 1, Ransome Crescent, Ipswich.

Employed: as a Butcher’s Errand Boy.

 

Rank: Volunteer.

Regiment: 9th Suffolk Battalion, Home Guard (Ipswich).

 

Grave Reference:

C.31.43.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Father: Reginald George Hughes, born June 1897, Hemley, Suffolk. A Builder’s Labourer.

Mother: Gertrude Maud Hughes (nee Blowers), born November 1899, Ipswich.

 

Nephew to FREDERICK JOHN HUGHES.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.

Basil was a Boxmaker. He was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 1, Ransome Crescent, Ipswich.

Reginald, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Gertrude, a Housewife.

Vera Winifred Hughes, born 1923, Ipswich.

Daphne May Hughes, born 1926, Ipswich.

Velma R. Hughes, born 1928, Ipswich.

Hilda V. M. Hughes, born 1931, Ipswich.

Grace E. Hughes, born 1933, Ipswich.

Raymond G. Hughes, born 1935, Ipswich.

Ruby L.D. Hughes, born April 1937, Ipswich.

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