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Charles Edward HOBSON

Regimental number1315
Place of birthKilmore Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMerchant
AddressHawthorn Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMrs Johnson, Hawthorn Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Legion of Honor - Cavalier


For excellent service in all ranks from the time of landing at Gallipoli to the present.
Recommendation date: 25 April 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Other details

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

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