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John J. Hughes U.S. Marine Corps WWII
John J. Hughes U.S. Marine Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 5/6/1916
Died On: 5/1/1983 Last Residence: 06830 Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut
Street Address: Highland Hall
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps-WWII - 1st Marine Division

Veteran Code: USMC-28


BIOGRAPHY
 
John J. Hughes

John J. Hughes was born in New York in 1916. In Rye his family lived on Highland Hall and were members of the Church of the Resurrection. John enlisted in 1942 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

John Hughes, Marine Veteran, Gets Honorable Discharge
John J. Hughes, son of Mrs. Ella Hughes Of Highland Hall, received his honorable discharge from the U. S. Marine Corps last Friday after four years of service, Jack went ashore with the 1st Marine Division in the first invasion of Guadacanal on Aug. 7. 1942 and was with them at the triumphant landing at| Yakosuka Naval Base, near Tokyo two months ago.
Friday, November 16th, 1945 THE RYE CHRONICLE PAGE FIFTEEN

John Hughes, Marine Veteran, Gets Honorable Discharge

Miss Helen M. Crothers Weds John J. Hughes, U. S. Marine

A banker for 48 years, Mr. Hughes started in banking business in 1935, in what was then tye County Trust Co. He retired in February 1980 as assistant vice president of the Bank of New York County Trust Region in White Plains. He was born in Rye on May 6, 1916, son of and Ella Behan Hughes, and lived in Rye and Chester before moving to Greenwich 38 years ago. He was a graduate of Port Chester High School and the Bank Public Relations and Marketing School at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL . Mr. Hughes was a mer editor of The Daily Item and a vice president Westchester Rockland Newspapers.

A veteran of World War II, he served in Marine Corps in the Pacific area. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church Greenwich.

John J. Hughes, a retired assistant vice presidenl of the Bank of New York, died Tuesday at Greenwicli Hospital after a short illness. He was 66 and lived Sherman Avenue in Greenwich. Two brothers, Vincent Hughes and Edward Hughes, died previously. Edward Hughes was a mer editor of The Daily Item and a vice president Westchester Rockland Newspapers, of which newspaper is a member.Mr. Hughes is survived by his wife, Helen Crothen Hughes of the home address; five daughters, Laurk Hughes of the home address, Sally Hughes of Ossining Mary Jane (Mrs. William) Guiffredo of Naugatuck Conn., Rita (Mrs. Gerald) King and Margaret (Mrs Richard) Applegate, both of Greenwich; a sister, Heustis of Brewster; five grandsons; and a granddaughter.
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