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Richard Charles HOBBS

Regimental number2396
Place of birthDevon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Addressc/o G R Brennan, Beverley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Thomas Heard Hobbs, Philham, Hartland, North Devon, England
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDischarged 28 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 451 Pte John HOBBS, 28th Bn, killed in action, 29 August 1918; R452 Lance Corporal Ferederick Hobbs, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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