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Hugh STOBO

Regimental number6893A
Place of birthBalmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolMelbourne
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCaulfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Rubina Stobo, Glenhuntly Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave 4) France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Lilian STOBO; wife: Rubina STOBO, 11 Shields Street, flemington, Victoria, Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOBO Hugh

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