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William HOBSON

Regimental number3025
Date of birth17 November 1891
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStuart Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Ernest Hobson, Stuart Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentProvisional CPL
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsWounded on 19 July 1916
Date of death8 October 1970
Age at death78

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