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William Alfred HOBSON

Regimental number2429
Place of birthBairnsdale Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCycle builder
AddressFrancis Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alfred William Hobson, Francis Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date13 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2429A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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