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Herbert Hosking

Private

22nd Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Miss A. Pearson
  • Plaque: 3207

Additional Info

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Biography

Herbert Hosking was 29 years old, unmarried and a japanner from Ballarat South when he enlisted on the 3rd July 1915. He was allocated to 22nd Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2340. He was killed in action at Bois Grenier on 24th June 1916, and is buried at Ration Farm Military Cemetery, France
Tree No. 3207

  • n. 1. One who varnishes in the manner of the Japanese, or one skilled in the art.
    1. A bootblack.

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