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Reginald Thos. HOBBS

Regimental number1176
Place of birthMilton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCoorabell Creek, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Hobbs, Coorabell Creek, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Meningitis
FateDied of disease 29 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Thos spelt Thomas
Age at death19
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 72), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah HOBBS, Richmond River, New South Wales

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