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James Allan HOBSON

Regimental number3316
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolEast Brisbane State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWithington Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Hobson, Withington Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceCorporal Australian Citizen Forces and Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 2 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3318
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Age at death21
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sgt Eric Scott Hobson, who was killed a few months later.

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