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John Richard HOTCHKIES

Regimental number66729
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCowper Street, Granville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Hotchkies, Cowper Street, Granville, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 June 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 22
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Wyreema on 14 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNew South Wales Reinforcement 22
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Troopship was recalled.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret HOTCHKIES, Cowper Street, Granville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4486 Pte Andrew Duncan HOTCHKIES, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 17 August 1916.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOTCHKIES John Richard

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