CPT Andrew Jackson “Jack” Hughes

CPT Andrew Jackson “Jack” Hughes

Birth
Moriarty, Torrance County, New Mexico, USA
Death 4 Dec 1943 (aged 21)
Solomon Islands
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot SECTION MC SITE 66
Memorial ID 214885383 · View Source
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His remains continue to be un-recovered and this additional "memorial" was placed in his native State of New Mexico on August 27, 2020. He has been listed as "Missing in Action" since World War II.

Click here to see the memorial site at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Andrew J. Hughes
Rank: Captain
Service Number: O-663916
Final Official Date Missing: 01/15/1946
Unit: 31st Bombardment Squadron 5th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Award: Air Medal; Purple Heart
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Manila American Cemetery

His aircraft was shot down over the Solomon Islands during World War II.

The American Legion Post 74 in Moriarty, New Mexico, is named in his honor and memory.

Son of:
Walter McCasland Hughes (1888–1979)
and Effie Labana Long (1892–1982)

Husband of:
Cloetta Kelly
(m. Oct 1942)

Brother of:
Leona Gertrude Hughes Lamb (1911–1992)
Leon Spurgeon Hughes (1913–1979)
Lloyd Alwin Hughes (1915–2016)
Walter Allain Hughes (1917–1999)
Maurice Laudelle Hughes (1920–2015)
Andrew Jackson Hughes (1921–1943)
Juanita H Hughes Chappell (1923–2008)
Effie Lorine Hughes Arms (1926–2006)
William Howard “Bill” Hughes (1928-2014)
Ruth Pauline Hughes Cook (b. 1932)



Inscription

IN MEMORY OF
CAPT USAAF WWII
PURPLE HEART
AIR MEDAL MIA


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  • Created by: Graveyard Walker
  • Added: 27 Aug 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 214885383
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Andrew Jackson “Jack” Hughes (12 Dec 1921–4 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 214885383, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Graveyard Walker (contributor 47314881) .