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George Rupert HOBSON

Regimental number1937
Place of birthTubbul, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWoodside, Carlackey via Parkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Hobson, Carlackey via Parkes, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1917
Age at death22.8
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No 149), nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Parkes Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Mrs. E. Hobson, 'Woodside', Bogan Gate, New South Wales, and the late George Hobson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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