Story: Hughes, John Gethin

John Gethin Hughes, 1914

John Gethin Hughes, 1914

A veteran of the South African War, John Gethin Hughes went on to command the Canterbury Battalion of the New Zealand Infantry Brigade under adverse conditions at Gallipoli in 1915.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, S. P. Andrew Collection (PAColl-3739)
Reference: 1/1-014120; G
Photograph by Stanley P. Andrew

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How to cite this page:

J. A. B. Crawford. 'Hughes, John Gethin', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)