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William Leslie Goldsborough HOTSTON

Regimental number2350
Place of birthBrewarrina New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressCoolah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Hotston, Coolah, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2349 Pte Dudley Attridge HOTSTON, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 June 1919; 2351 Pte Oswald HOTSTON, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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