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Charles HOBBS

Regimental number1664
Place of birthNew South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGilgandra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Hobbs, Fern Hill, Mundooran, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 March 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Verguier, France
Age at death36.6
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialMorchies Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Fanny HOBB, Fern Hill, Mendooran, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte A Hobbs, killed in action on 20th February, 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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