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Ernest Edward HOSKING

Regimental number1055
Place of birthMelbourne
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Hosking, St George's Road, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 13), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Kate HOSKING, 120 Brunswick Streeet, Fitzroy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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