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William Henry HOBBS

Regimental number298
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBoort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G T Hobbs, 34 Castle Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Kate HOBBS, 44 alexandra Road, St Albans, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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