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Viclliam HOSKING

Regimental number551
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs May L Hosking, 14 Bray Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date20 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentLCPL Blacksmith
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Victor William
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death27 October 1979

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