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Frederick HOBBS

Regimental numberR452
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBeenup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Hobbs, Philhan, Hartland, Devon, England
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll452
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 451 Pte John HOBBS, 28th Bn, killed in action, 29 August 1918; 2396 Corporal Richard Charles HOBBS, 28th Bn, discharged, 28 July 1919.

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