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Robert Hamilton HOSKIN

Regimental number2864
Place of birthNarrandera, New South Wales
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
SchoolGong Gong State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTasma Estate, Muttama Siding via Cootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Hoskin, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 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
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Kathrine HOSKIN, Narrandera, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Cpl J.T.G. Hoskin, died of wounds Brother: Pte W.Hoskin, invalided Brother: Pte A Hoskin, awarded Military Medal

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