A veteran of the South African War, John Gethin Hughes went on to command the Canterbury Battalion of the New Zealand Infantry Brigade under adverse conditions at Gallipoli in 1915.
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J. A. B. Crawford. 'Hughes, John Gethin', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3h43/hughes-john-gethin (accessed 22 April 2019)