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John HOBSON

Regimental number2211
Date of birth15 December 1891
Place of birthMount Morgan, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCasemaker
AddressNew Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Hobson, Brunswick Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A46 Clan MacGillivray on 3 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 May 1960
Age at death68
Place of burialMount Morgan Cemetery, Queensland

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