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Bertram Paul HOSKING

Regimental number466
Date of birth12 March 1893
Place of birthEssendon, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolEssendon Primary, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinH G Hosking, 29 Young Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military service51st Infantry, 2 years; 7th Rifles, 1 year; 58A Senior Cadets, 3 months
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Discharge date14 October 1918
Other details

Enlisted from Melbourne, Victoria

War Service: Gallipoli, Egypt, France, Western Front, England

Promoted Corporal 2 May 1915; Sergeant 27 February 1916; Company Quartermaster Sergeant 1 April 1916

Date of death24 April 1959
Age at death66
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium. Moved to St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 383 High Street Road, Mt Waverley in 1987 when his wife passed away

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