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Henry Edward Hoffmann

Regimental number1744
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.3
Height5' 8.5"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ethel Grace Hoffmann, Swigg Street, Birkenhead, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Surname entered on Nominal Roll as HOFFMAN.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date8 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; discharged (gas poisoning), Adelaide, 8 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1972
Age at death73
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, Hoffmann Henry Edward

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