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The photo shows Captain James Hughes on the right and a friend and fellow soldier, indentified only as Miller, on the left. They are with the 18th Field Artillery as part of the Army of Occupation and probably in western Germany at the time this photo was taken in June 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.

Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 1919

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Item Number: 314842
Call Number: James C. Hughes Collection, negative 292B
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 314842

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