Sergeant J. Hughes served in the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot when the Regiment was sent to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony (now the Eastern Province, South Africa) between 1860 and 1862 during the Frontier War. The regiment was based in Grahamstown and Keiskama Hoek. (Modern spelling: Keiskammahoek.)
(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 14, Keiskama Hoek, December 10, 1862, page 270.)
Sergeant J. Hughes performed in one show during his stay in the Eastern Frontier.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
January 20, 1862: Acted in the Officers of the Regiment performance of J. R. Planche's one-act serio-comic, bombastic, operatic interlude, Amoroso, King of Little Britain. (2nd Lord of the Bed-Chamber).
(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 11, January 28, 1862, page 163.)
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North Lincoln Sphinx Vol 1.
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