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Oswald HOTSTON

Regimental number2351
Place of birthBrewarrina New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCoolah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Hotston, Coolah, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2349 Pte Dudley Attridge HOTSTON, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 June 1919; 2350 Pte William Leslie Golsborough HOTSTON, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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