Cedric Lambert Hughes, 19051951 (aged 46 years)

Name
Cedric Lambert /Hughes/
Birth June 24, 1905
Death November 10, 1951 (aged 46 years)
Note: Newspaper article

Newspaper article

FATAL ACCIDENT, POWER DRIVE CATCHES MAN AT GREGADOO

"In one of the worst fatal accidents in the district for many years, a 46-year-old overseer, Cedric Lambert Hughes, 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 teenage 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.

Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954), Mon 12 Nov 1951

Burial November 12, 1951 (2 days after death)
Family with Gladys Elizabeth Angel
himself
19051951
Birth: June 24, 1905Yass, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 10, 1951Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
wife
19121981
Birth: August 7, 1912 27 23Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 12, 1981Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
Death

Newspaper article

FATAL ACCIDENT, POWER DRIVE CATCHES MAN AT GREGADOO

"In one of the worst fatal accidents in the district for many years, a 46-year-old overseer, Cedric Lambert Hughes, 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 teenage 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.

Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954), Mon 12 Nov 1951