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Regimental number3824
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
Address113 Park Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Hobbins, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas a mill hand before the war started.
FateKilled in Action 21 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie HOBBINS, Pemberton, Western Australia. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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