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John Joseph HOSKING

Regimental number2824
Place of birthHastings Tas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anne Hosling, 127 Warwick Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 July 1969

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