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Herbert Bert HOSKING

Regimental number2340
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
SchoolQueen Street State School, Ballarat East, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address16 Drummond Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, Richard Hosking, D. Sc., Duntroon Military College, Canberra, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 June 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Herbert
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death30
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 3), La Chapelle, D'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Sarah HOSKING. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1959 Pte John Bruce HOSKING, 21st Bn, died of wounds, 22 July 1917.

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