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John Matthew HOSKING

Regimental number11878
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street School, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingSydney University
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Hosking, 70 Westmoreland Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps; Served in the Citizen Forces, Army Medical Corps.
Enlistment date22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant (Dispenser)
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollS/SGT Dispenser
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, ARow C, Grave No. 326), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane HOSKING, 70 Westmoreland Street, Glebe Point, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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