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Alexander HOSKIN

Regimental number2871
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressGrong Grong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, M Hoskin, Muttama Siding via Cootamundra, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2871A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Alexander spelt Alex
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 July 1969
Age at death73
Place of burialNarrandera Cemetery, New South Wales

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