Cedric Lambert (Sid) HUGHES

Male 1906 - 1951  (45 years)


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  • Name Cedric Lambert (Sid) HUGHES 
    Born 24 Jun 1906 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1951  "Gregadoo Station" Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Overseer 
    _UID B8BB2B8890564E1092D04618886C12DF0F88 
    Died 10 Nov 1951  "Gregadoo Station" Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Tractor Accident 
    Buried 12 Nov 1951  Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7341  The Path to Our Future
    Last Modified 2 May 2015 

    Family Gladys Elizabeth ANGEL,   b. 7 Aug 1910, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1981, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1931 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F2275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Medical):


      ?b?POWER DRIVE CATCHES MAN AT GREGADOO?/b?
      In one of the worst fatal accidents in the district for man
      y years, a 46-year-old overseer, ?b?Cedric Lambert Hughes?/
      b?, was slowly entangled in the drive shaft of a tractor in operation at a Gregadoo property on Saturday morning.
      As the result of shocking injuries he received, which included several fractures, Hughes died on Saturday afternoon at Wagga Base Hospital. About 9.25 a.m. he had been using a power take-off from the tractor to a grass cutter. When he attempted to switch off the power his sleeve was caught by the machinery, which stripped him of his coat and shirt be fore winding him around the shaft. Wagga Ambulance officers rendered first aid on the spot, and rushed him to Wagga Base Hospital, where he died at about 4.30 p.m. Hughes had been employed on the property, 'Gregadoo Station' for 30 years. His -wife and three teen age children live on the property. The late Mr. Hughes had spent all his life In the Gregadoo district. At the time of his death he was overseer for Mr. - J. A. M. Napier, of 'Gregadoo Station' Wagga. He was widely known in the district, and was held In high esteem by many friends. He Is survived by his wife (Mrs. Gladys Hughes, of Gregadoo), two daughters (Shirley and Esther Hughes) and one son (Wallace Hughes). Also his mother (Mrs. E. Hughes, of Bimbeen Street, Wagga) and one brother (Gordon Hughes, of Sydney), and his father Mr. W. M. Hughes, of Newtown. His funeral will take place in Wagga today, leaving St. John's Church of England, Wagga, after a service commencing at 2 o'clock, for the Wagga cemetery. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Monday 12 November 1951 page 2 Article.

    2. [S19] Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Monday 12 November 1951 p 2 Article.