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Donald Benjamin HOARE

Regimental number3123
Place of birthDonald, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCharlton Road, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 2.5"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Hoare, Charlton Road, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 9/7/15.
Discharge date4 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Nestor', 9 February 1916 (chronic asthma); disembarked Melbourne, 13 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 4 June 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death6 October 1939
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOARE Donald Benjamin

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