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Benjamin Booth HOCKING

Regimental number15119
Place of birthBendigo Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address47 Arundle Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, B M Hocking, 47 Arundle Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military service86th Infantry
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 10, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2489 Pte Ernest Charles HOCKING, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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