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Archibald John HOSKING

Regimental number5604
Place of birthEsk, Queensland
SchoolEsk State School, Esk, Queensland
AddressTaabinga, Kingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William James Hosking, Moore, Esk Line, Queensland
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row M, Grave No. 10A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jean HOSKING, Tureen, Kingaroy, Queensland. Native of Esk, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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