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Maj Gen Charles Frederick Hughes, CB

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Birthplace: Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
Death: February 03, 1932 (87)
Church Stretton, Shropshire
Place of Burial: Church Aston, Salop
Immediate Family:

Son of William Samuel Price Hughes, of Worcester and Caroline Elizabeth Hughes
Husband of Elizabeth Forbes Hughes
Father of Capt Cyril Carleton Alfred Ashburner Hughes; Lt Col Charles Frederic Watson Hughes and Lt Irvin John Hughes
Brother of Mary Jessica Hughes; Caroline Sarah Hughes; Emma Charlotte Hughes; Frances Elizabeth Hughes; Thomas Henry Cecil Hughes and 8 others

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About Maj Gen Charles Hughes

Major General Charles Frederick Hughes CB

Late Indian Staff Corps died at Church Stretton, Shropshire aged 88.

He was educated at Cheltenham College and Royal Military College, Addiscombe; commissioned Ensign Bombay Infantry, 1861; Captain Bombay Staff Corps, 1864; served against the Foodhlee Arabs, 1865-6 (mentioned in Despatches); served during the Afghanistan War 1878-80, accompanying the Ghazni Field Force in its advance from Kandahar on Ghazni and into the Logar Valley, and was present at the Battle of Ahmed Khel and the action of Arzu (Mentioned in Despatches; Brevet Major); served during the Burma War 1886-7 ( Mentioned in Despatches, Brevet Colonel); successively Commissary-General Bombay, Madras and Bengal 1890-95 (CB 1897); Major-General 1900; in later life he resided at Ashton House, Newport, Shropshire.

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Maj Gen Charles Hughes's Timeline

1844
June 12, 1844
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
1876
1876
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
1881
1881
Bombay