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Robert Charles HOCKRIDGE

Regimental number280
Place of birthPenwortham, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAssistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs Adelaide Hockridge, 65 Sydenham Road, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as a grocers assistant before the start of the war. He died of Typhoid.
FateDied of disease 24 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26

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