PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasJohn HUGHES (all personal details tentative).
Birth date and placec. 1828 Mold, Flintshire, Wales (tentative).
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesRoyal Sappers & Miners Barracks, Mill Dam, Portsea, Portsea Island, Hampshire, England (1851 tentative).
TradeMason.
Physical Description
Marriage date and place1861 Perth, Western Australia (tentative).
SpouseMary Ann NUGENT (tentative).
ChildrenEllen b. 1862, Perth, Western Australia (tentative).
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#2251 Sapper.
Attestation date and place
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia  4 years.
MustersWO11-158 (1858) to WO11-203 (1862) Western Australia.
Promotions
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial10 Jun 1858: Suspended Good Conduct Pay per Commanding Officer.
Discharge date and place7 Jan 1862 Perth, Western Australia [WO11-203].
Length of Service
Chelsea Pension ReferenceNo Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge ResidencePerth, Western Australia.
Pension District
Pension
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNile.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionEligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
Ship ex-WANot applicable.
Departure date and destinationNot applicable.