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Albert Roy HOBBY

Regimental number75
Place of birthStepney, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressKersbrook, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22.7
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Alice Hobby, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Discharge date3 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 31 July 1917 (gun shot wound, leg).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of York', 14 January 1919; discharged(termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S76851.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOBBY Albert Roy

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