HOSIER, Ernest

Service Number: 806
Enlisted: 30 September 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Booie near Nanungo, Qld., 27 May 1896
Home Town: Nanango, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Booie State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Corndale Memorial Roll, Kingaroy RSL Roll of Honour, Kingaroy Stone of Remembrance, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 806, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
5 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 806, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
5 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 806, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William Henry HOSIER and Sarah Susannah nee WARREN, Goomeri, Queensland.