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Regimental number4253
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPort Augusta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, William Hosking, 165 Charles Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 October 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 208), North Tidworth
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Rose HOSKING, 125 Vere Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Invalided home

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