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John Edward Halford HOOKER

Regimental number64112
Date of birth6 March 1898
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address114 Spit Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 1"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr George Hooker, 114 Spit Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets, 2 years in Citizen Forces
Enlistment date2 August 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOOKER John Edward Halford

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