Lloyd Ryder Hughes
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||22 Jul 1907|
|Place of Birth||Albany, Western Australia|
|Death||10 Jun 1974, aged 66|
|Place of Death||Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||34 years, 6 months|
|Address||Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Violet B Hughes|
|Reg Number||W21616 & 119533|
|Date of Enlistment||30 Jan 1942 & 12 Oct 1942|
|Unit/Formation||No. 45 Operational Base Unit RAAF|
|Post War Details|
During 1912 Lloyd was a student at the Serpentine Primary School. Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1937 at Albany road, Maddington, clerk; During 1936 Lloyd married Violet (Beryl) Grounds-Weston. (1912 - 2001)
Lloyd was secretary of the Kelmscott Agricultural Society from 1938 to 1940 and again in 1946 and 1948 after WW2.
Called up for service in the CMF on 30 Jan 1942, he was later (Oct 1942) to be discharged in order to enlist in the RAAF in Melbourne.
Discharged from the RAAF on 21 Jul 1945.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Albany road, Maddington, clerk; 1954 - 1972 at 158 Clifton street, Kelmscott, Public Accountant;
On 17 Sep 1956 Lloyd and 'Beryl' arrived in Fremantle from the UK aboard SS Strathaid, travelling First Class.