|Street:||Little Water Street|
|Alternative Address:||Great Water Street, Longford|
Resident at Great Water Street, Longford
|Regiment/Unit:||Royal Defence Corps/ [Leinster Regiment, 3rd Regiment]|
|Regiment Number:||89048 / [3/5278]|
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|Memorial:||Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford, Co. Longford.|
Henry Jr. was born 23 September 1878 on Little Water Street, the son of Henry Hughes and his first wife Jane (née Kidney). Henry Sr. was a long-time employee of the MGWR railway company, working as a bridge painter among other tasks.
Henry married Bridget McNally in St. Mel's Cathedral on 3 February 1911.
|Parents Names:||Son of Henry Hughes & Mary Jane (née Kidney), Little Water Street, Longford|
|Notes:||Many thanks to Mark Hughes and the extended Hughes family for the following information: William and Patrick were Henry's half-brothers. Henry Jr was the son of Henry Sr.'s first wife. A relative of his, Pte William A. Hughes was one of the Irish soldiers involved at the Siege of Jadotville, which took place in 1961: http://archive.irishnewsarchive.com/Olive/APA/INA.Edu/SharedView.Article.aspx?href=LOL%2F1961%2F11%2F11&id=Ar00117&sk=6843549C|