HUGHES, Charles Richard

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6010576
Died : 
Saturday, December 27, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
26
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
LSgt Hughes, 2 troop, was killed during operations at Vaagso. The incident where he was shot is described in the book Storm from the Sea by Brig. Peter Young.
 
27/1/40 Posted as a Lance Corporal to 309 ITC (Infantry Training Centre) at Blandford Camp, Dorset
24/2/40 whilst at 309 ITC appointed Acting Corporal (unpaid). 
24/2/40 whilst at 309 ITC now appointed paid Acting Corporal 
24/5/40 whilst at 309 ITC granted War Substantive rank of Corporal
7/7/40 Posted No.3 Commando at Plymouth attached from 309 ITC 
10/11/40 Absorbed into 4 Special Service Battalion
5/3/41 Posted No.3 Commando
31/5/41 Posted to Special Training Centre (STC) Lochailort.
12/6/41 Appointed paid Lance Sergeant No.3 Commando. 
15/6/41 Ceases to be Attached (CTBA) to STC Lochailort rejoining No.3 Cdo.
 
[Source of postings: Service Record]
 

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