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Albert Frederick Osborne HOOD

Regimental number1889
Place of birthBroula, Cowra, New South Wales
SchoolBroula Public School, New South Wales
AddressRosemain, Somerset Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, David Hood, Rosemain, Somerset Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Isabel HOOD. Native Cowra, New South Wales
Family/military connections2 Cousins
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Western Front

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