Drury Family History

Alfred P Hughes in military uniform

Alfred Prendergast HughesAge: 79 years18921971

Name
Alfred Prendergast Hughes
Given names
Alfred Prendergast
Surname
Hughes
Type
birth name
Birth August 13, 1892 45 27
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Prendergast
1893 (Age 4 months)
Birth of a brotherEdward John Hughes
January 25, 1895 (Age 2 years)
Death of a brotherEdward John Hughes
March 3, 1896 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherArthur Stanley “TobyHughes
February 18, 1899 (Age 6 years)
Death of a half-brotherCharles Henry Hughes
June 3, 1900 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Frederick Hughes
February 7, 1906 (Age 13 years)
Death of a brotherJames Frederick Hughes
April 16, 1906 (Age 13 years)
Military enlistment August 21, 1915 (Age 23 years)
Address: Warwick Farm
Note: Enlisted in Australia Provost Corp [Regimental No 4449] and was described as 5ft 11 1/2 inches tall, weighed 150lbs and had a chest measurement of 35/37 inches. His complexion was described as fresh, he had hazel coloured eyes and auburn hair.
MarriageWinifred Mabel BarrellView this family
May 14, 1919 (Age 26 years)
Address: St Faith's Church
Military discharge January 20, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Note: Events in the military career of Alfred Prendergast Hughes
Birth of a son
#1
Ronald Alfred Hughes
April 11, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Address: Donnison St
Death of a fatherEdward John Hughes
1921 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Royston Stanley Hughes
September 11, 1922 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Marjorie Phyllis Hughes
December 8, 1924 (Age 32 years)
Note: Witness: Mary Ann Collins
Birth of a son
#4
Kelvin Golden Hughes
June 10, 1926 (Age 33 years)
Address: 26 Tonsley Rd
Death of a motherMary Agnes Prendergast
1928 (Age 35 years)
_BAPMA_CHILMarjorie Phyllis Hughes
May 13, 1965 (Age 72 years)
Address: St Faith's Church
Note: Service conducted by the Rev. John Presswell.
Death December 31, 1971 (Age 79 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 29, 1885East Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
14 months
elder brother
6 years
himself
2 years
younger brother
Edward John Hughes
Birth: January 25, 1895 47 30Pilliga, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 3, 1896Pilliga, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
Arthur Stanley “TobyHughes
Birth: February 18, 1899 51 34Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 30, 1986Ettalong, New South Wales, Australia
7 years
younger brother
James Frederick Hughes
Birth: February 7, 1906 58 41Davistown, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 16, 1906Davistown, New South Wales, Australia
Father’s family with Catherine Jane McNabb - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: June 9, 1870Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
19 months
half-brother
Edward Hughes
Birth: 1871 23 24Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1871Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
14 months
half-brother
Charles Henry Hughes
Birth: February 3, 1877 29 30Cockle Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 3, 1900Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
half-sister
Family with Winifred Mabel Barrell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 14, 1919Wandsworth, London, England
11 months
son
Ronald HughesRonald Alfred Hughes
Birth: April 11, 1920 27 19Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 17, 1999Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
Roy Hughes with childRoyston Stanley Hughes
Birth: September 11, 1922 30 22Davistown, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 23, 1992Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
MarjorieMarjorie Phyllis Hughes
Birth: December 8, 1924 32 24Tea Gardens, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 27, 1998Epsom, Surrey, England
18 months
son
Thomas Arthur “Sandy” Day + Winifred Mabel Barrell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
step-daughter
Private

  1. Generation 1
    1. Alfred Prendergast Hughes

      Alfred Prendergast Hughes, son of Edward John Hughes and Mary Agnes Prendergast, was born on August 13, 1892 in Pilliga, New South Wales, Australia and died on December 31, 1971 in Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia at the age of 79. He married Winifred Mabel Barrell, daughter of Golden Barrell and Jane Wright, on May 14, 1919 in Wandsworth, London, England. She was born on April 15, 1900 in Streatham, London, England and died on November 21, 1984 in St Peters, Kent, England at the age of 84.

      Children of Alfred Prendergast Hughes and Winifred Mabel Barrell:

      1. Ronald Alfred Hughes (19201999)
      2. Royston Stanley Hughes (19221992)
      3. Marjorie Phyllis Hughes (19241998)
      4. Kelvin Golden Hughes (19261999)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Ronald Alfred Hughes

      Ronald Alfred Hughes, railwayman, son of Alfred Prendergast Hughes and Winifred Mabel Barrell, was born on April 11, 1920 in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia and died on October 17, 1999 in Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia at the age of 79. He married Joyce Maree Bull, daughter of Selwyn Norman Bull and Louisa Ann Bahn.

      Ronald Alfred Hughes and Joyce Maree Bull had 2 children.

    2. Royston Stanley Hughes

      Royston Stanley Hughes, variously a coach driver & security guard, son of Alfred Prendergast Hughes and Winifred Mabel Barrell, was born on September 11, 1922 in Davistown, New South Wales, Australia and died on March 23, 1992 in Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia at the age of 69.

      Children of Royston Stanley Hughes:

      1. Barbara Anne Hughes (19441944)
      2. Private
      3. Private
      4. Private
    3. Marjorie Phyllis Hughes

      Marjorie Phyllis Hughes, director (on November 1, 1996), daughter of Alfred Prendergast Hughes and Winifred Mabel Barrell, was born on December 8, 1924 in Tea Gardens, New South Wales, Australia and died on February 27, 1998 in Epsom, Surrey, England at the age of 73. She married Eric Drury, son of Ernest Drury and Sarah Ann Pearson.

      Children of Marjorie Phyllis Hughes and Eric Drury:

      1. Michael Drury (19481948)
      2. Private
      3. Private
    4. Kelvin Golden Hughes

      Kelvin Golden Hughes, variously a company director & electric generator carbon brush expert (after 1950), son of Alfred Prendergast Hughes and Winifred Mabel Barrell, was born on June 10, 1926 in Wandsworth, London, England and died on August 31, 1999 in Kenton, Middlesex, England at the age of 73. He married Violet Mary Atkins, daughter of Thomas W J Atkins and Private.

      Kelvin Golden Hughes and Violet Mary Atkins had 2 children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.
Military enlistment

Enlisted in Australia Provost Corp [Regimental No 4449] and was described as 5ft 11 1/2 inches tall, weighed 150lbs and had a chest measurement of 35/37 inches. His complexion was described as fresh, he had hazel coloured eyes and auburn hair.

Military discharge

Events in the military career of Alfred Prendergast Hughes

Service Summary

9th Apr 1916 embarked 'Nestor' at Sydney on way to Suez 28th Apr 1916 embarked 'Megaitee' at Alexandria, Egypt 7th Jun 1916 disembarked at Plymouth, Devon 13th Aug 1916 transferred to APM staff at Rollistone army camp, Wiltshire 2nd Sep 1916 transferred to 3rd Div HQ at Larkhill, Wiltshire 22nd Nov 1916 proceeded to Sampstow[?] France 9th Feb 1917 transferred to Anzac Provost Police Corps via AIF order 11th Oct 1917 promoted Lance Corporal 9th Feb 1918 transferred to Aust Provost Corps, ENG from APC BEF 12th Feb 1918 proceeded to Tidworth, Wiltshire on duty 9th Apr 1918 entitled to 3 Blue stripes 1st Dec 1918 promoted full Corporal 14th Feb 1919 promoted ER/2/Cpl 9th Jun 1919 eligible for 15 days extra disembark leave 30th Aug 1919 B/out from Tidworth to ?? Leave 25th Sep 1919 embarked 'Mahana' with wife 12th Nov 1919 disembarked Australia [where?] 20th Jan 1920 Discharged.

Whilst serving, he was awarded the 1914/15 star, the British war medal [No 37895] and the Victory medal [No 37271]

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