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John Rae HOCKADAY

Regimental number8879
Place of birthFitzroy Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJeweller
Address34 Agnew Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas Hockaday, 34 Agnew Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military service25th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919

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