7th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
17/12/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Edward Hughes was the son of James and Rebecca Hughes. He was born on 5th February 1884 near Coalisland. He was on of nine children. His father was a coal miner. The family was lived at Derry, Tullyniskane. Edward moved to Scotland. Where he married Margaret and had children. They lived in Bellshill, east of Glasgow. Private Edward Hughes served at Galliopli with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers, when he was injured. He was removed to a hospital in Britain. He died of wounds on 17th December 1915 in a Glasgow hospital.