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Raymond Robert George HOBDEN

Regimental number119
Place of birthWaratah, New South Wales
SchoolCooks Hill School, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Gowrie', Dawson Street, Waratah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr Hobden, 'Gowrie', Dawson Street, Waratah, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Raymond Robert
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Florence HOBDEN, "Gowrie", Dawson Street, Waratah, Newcastle, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sgt Douglas Hobden Cousin: Pte Noel Hobden Cousin: Pte Clarence Hobden
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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