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N H HOBBS

Regimental number7
Other NamesNicholas Hamlyn
OccupationSchool Teacher
Next of kinGosford, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, Tropical Unit, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


For his coolness, resource and energy in carrying on the work of the consolidation of the German trenches captured on 4-5 August 1916.
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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