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Richard HOSKIN

Regimental number3413
Place of birthViolet Town Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressMoonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas G Hoskin, 9 Addison Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date28 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Date of death30 December 1920
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialViolet Town Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Grave No. 558), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Catherine HOSKIN; husband of Muriel HOSKIN, England

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