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Edwin Ernest HOBSON

Regimental number3506
Place of birthFitzroy Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily May Hobson, Garfield, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Date of death6 August 1963
Place of burialBunyip Cemetery

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