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Roland William HOSKEN

Regimental number2432
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressLake Boga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Harry Hosken, 'Elaine', Wentworth Avenue, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot Ii, Row L, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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