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William George Delmar MOBBS

Regimental number530
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinJohn George Mobbs, Bagots Well, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19.10
Place of burialHill 60 Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 30), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kapunda Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: John and Elizabeth MOBBS. Native of Kapunda, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOBBS William George Delmar

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