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Regimental number5116
Place of birthRoseburn Vic
AddressNyabing, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Mr W H Hobley, Leongatha, Victoria
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2027 Sergeant Joseph HOBLEY DCM, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; 390 Sergeant Richard HOBLEY, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 9 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 March 1959
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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