HUGHES James

James Herbert HUGHES

Son of John and Emily Hughes; husband of Margaret Hughes, of Ambler Thorn.  James served as a Private in the 9th Battalion. York and Lancaster Regiment.  James died on 12th December 1945.  He is buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar.

His headstone inscription reads: “Resting where no shadows fall”.

James and Margaret who married in 1936 can be found on the England and Wales Register 1939 living at 37 Thorpe Street, Bradford.  James was employed as a polisher and Margaret worked as a worsted spinner.