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Regimental number2068
Date of birth16 August 1891
Place of birthBowen, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGordon Vale, Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Hoare, Gordon Vale, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date7 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Discharge date25 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 72 Pte Matthew Joseph HOARE, 52nd Bn, returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.
Other details

Attestation Paper states Zoroer, Queensland, as place of birth.

War service: embarked from Brisbane, 16 April 1915; taken on strength, 9th Bn, Gallipoli, 27 June 1915.

Admitted to hospital, 26 July 1915 (synovitis, right knee); transferred to 3rd Field Ambulance, Mudros; transferred to St Andrew's Hospital, Malta, 31 July 1917. Embarked for Egypt, 8 September 1915; transferred to Mena Camp, 30 September 1915.

Detached for transport duty, Alexanadria, 30 September 1915. Appointed Driver, 1 December 1915. Rejoined unit, Tel-el-Kebir, 4 January 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 2 April 1916.

Transferred to England, 15 November 1918. Reverted to the rank of Private at his own request, 19 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Ceramic', 25 January 1919; discharged, 25 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died of heart failure after fighting a cane fire.

Date of death5 October 1931
Age at death40

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