Leslie Hughes

1892 Aug 8. Born Belfast son of a Silk Merchant

1901 census at 15 Cavehill Rd, Belfast

1911 census . at Carrickfergus, Antrim

1915 Sep 22. Landed in France

1917 Mar 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt. in R. Ir. Rif. . Cadet Leslie Hughes to be temp. 2nd Lt.

1918 Sep 1. R Irish Rifles. Promoted Lt.

1919 Jan/Mar Married in Taunton to Ida M Collard

1920 Nov 9. Joined ADRIC with service no 999. Posted to Depot Coy. Wife living in Whitehead, Co Antrim

1921 Jan 24 Promoted Section Leader

1921 Mar 19. Posted to F Coy

1921 Jul 12 to 26 Jul on Leave

1921 Nov 11 to 24 Nov on Leave

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Oct/Dec Son Derek born in Taunton

1928 Sep 21. Emigrates to Canada with wife Ida and son Derek. His mother has remarried and is living in Canada. He is a "Master Stevedore"

1932 Oct 1. The whole family return from Canada to UK. Their UK address is her parents in Taunton

1939 Register. He is with Ida M Hughes, living at 20 Warwick Street , Oxford . He is a Stevedore & Warehouse Manager