Walter HOBBS

Regimental number932
Date of birth14 January 1892
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.4
Height5' 8"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Hobbs, Rosewood, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

Wounded in action, 10 June 1917 (gas).

Admitted to hospital, 7 March 1918; discharged to duty, 11 June 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 97 days.

Wounded in action, second occasion, 29 September 1918 (gun shot wound, right leg).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 22 December 1918; discharged (wounded: right calf), Brisbane, 31 January 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No Q155255.
Date of death5 June 1969
Age at death77
Place of burialAlbany Creek Memorial Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOBBS Walter