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Albert Archibald HOBBINS

Regimental number914
Place of birthMalvern, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolMuddy Creek School, Hamilton, Victoria
AddressState School, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J H Hobbins, Essendon PO, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military service23rd Infantry; Served in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and Ellen HOBBINS, 25 Napier Street, Essendon, Victoria. Native of Malvern, Victoria
Other details

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

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