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John Hosking ARGALL

Regimental number1719
Place of birthThebarton, South Australia
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolGrote Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
AddressLogan Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinBrother, P Argall, Logan Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Wounds as POW
FateDied of wounds 9 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPrisoner of War
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row B, Grave No. 15), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Marcella ARGALL. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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