Hughes, John Gethin, 1866-1954

Hughes, Jackie, 1866-1954

Law clerk, military leader. Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel. Served South African War with the 1st and 10th Contingents, having enlisted as a private in the 1st Contingent, earning a DSO; also CMG, VD. Rose to be Lieutenant-Colonel, commanding the Canterbury Battalion at Gallipoli in 1915. He was also President of the 1st NZMR Association. Local organiser for the New Zealand Welfare League, and sub-agent for the British Motor Union Insurance and British General Insurance Companies. (Source: Hall, D O W "The New Zealanders in South Africa"; see also DNZB (Vol 3, 1901-1920, p238-239, H43)

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Date: 1900 - 1901 By: Anah Dunsheath Antiquarian Booksellers; Goldie, Charles Frederick, 1870-1947 Ref: C-124-057 Description: Shows a group of the New Zealand Contingent charging on foot, with bayonets, down the slope from the top left, towards a group of Boers who are crouched or l...
Date: [ca 1911-1964] From: Riddiford family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5714-015 Description: Comprises letters from friends and acquaintances; includes letter from Fred (Col Bunny?) of London (1926); from Dr A A Martin re his father's health; and ca...
Date: 1917 From: [Ephemera relating to ANZAC events in New Zealand and overseas, as anniversaries of the landing at Anzac Cove. Undated, and 1916-1919] By: Andrews, Charles Eric, 1875-; Wellington Returned Services' Association; New Zealand free lance (Newspaper) Ref: Eph-A-ANZAC-1917-01 Description: An autographed menu. The front cover shows a kiwi carrying the head of a man wearing a fez. The toast list includes toasts and responses by Sir James Allen, ...
Date: 1915-1916 (1941?) By: Hughes, John Gethin, 1866-1954 Ref: MS-Papers-4019 Description: Reminiscences describe the landings of New Zealand forces at Gallipoli in April 1915 and includes general comments on the conduct of the Gallipoli campaign a...
Date: 1899-1923, [ca 1930s-1940s] By: Hughes, Patrick Gethin, 1914-2007 Ref: ATL-Group-00271 Description: Photographs and papers relating to John Gethin Hughes. Collected by Patrick Gethin Hughes. Largely relates to his service in the South African War. Quantity...
John Gethin Hughes
Date: 1914 From: S P Andrew Ltd :Portrait negatives Ref: 1/1-014120-G Description: John Gethin Hughes, photographed in 1914 by S P Andrew Ltd. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative
Major John Gethin Hughes
Date: [ca 1910] From: O'Shea, P. P. :Portraits of men from the military. Ref: 1/2-038216-F Description: A Studio portrait of Major John Gethin Hughes taken by an unidentified photographer ca 1910. Served in South African War, First and Tenth New Zealand Contin...