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Arnold Kingsley HOSKING

Regimental number305
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
SchoolWollongong District School, Wollongong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Yonga', Church Hill, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs J C Hosking, 'Yonga', Church Hill, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

For general good work and devotion to duty since arrival in France.
Recommendation date: 18 September 1916

FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26

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