HUGHES, Richard Glanville

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5434780
Honours & Awards: 
Corporal Richard Hughes was awarded the Military Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the Field before September 1945 [1].
 
The award was made for his gallantry during operations on 13 July 1943 at Agnone, Sicily [2] +[3].
 
The name of Cpl. R.G. Hughes MM is listed in Commando Association Lost Legion 8 (members they had lost contact with) issued March 1976.
 
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 38079, page 4516.
[2] The book Storm from the Sea, author Brig. Peter Young.
[3] Commando Gallantry Awards of WW2, author George Brown.
 
Notes
The LG entry shows middle name as Glanville, the sources at [2] and [3] state Glenville.
 

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