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Alfred HOBBS

Regimental number1906
Place of birthHertfordshire, England
Other NamesHOBBS, Alfed
SchoolWaldstone High Street School, Waldstone, Middlesex, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBannockburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Hobbs, 110 Neardean Street, Montreal, Canada
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadet Corps
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18.5
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, aRow E, Grave No. 22), Anzac
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Annie HOBBS, 867 Ethel Street, Verdun, P.Q., Canada. Native of Middlesex, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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