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William Alexander HOSKIN

Regimental number3204
Place of birthBowden South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Street, Brompton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, J Hoskin, Durobin Place, Brighton, South Australia
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2825 Pte James Coults HOSKIN, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death20 December 1979

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