2340 Herbert HOSKING

Date of enlistment 3rd July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while serving with the AIF Killed in Action

Hospitalised sick twice

Field General Court Martial

hosking-h06443Buried at Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chappelle-D’Armentierres


Summary of Private Hosking’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Text
24th June 1916 France Killed in Action
31st May 1916 France Tried by Field General Court Martial on charge on drunkenness. Awarded 14 days Field Punishment No.2
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
19th January 1916 Egypt Admitted No.2 AGH Ghezireh – appendicitis
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
30th November 1915 Egypt Transferred to A&NZ Convalescent Depot at Helouan
23rd November 1915 Egypt Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital Heliopolis – rheumatism
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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