John Hosking ARGALL

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ARGALL, John Hosking

Service Number: 1719
Enlisted: 9 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Thebarton, South Australia, 3 March 1885
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Grote Street School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (POW of Germany), Cologne, Germany, 9 September 1916, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery
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Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial (Ballarat), Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
1 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1719, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1719, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
9 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1719, 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Son of Phillip ARGALL and Marcella nee O'CONNELL

"THE LATE LANCE-CORPORAL J. H. ARGALL.

Mr. P. S. Argall, of Gilbert-street, Adelaide, has received news stating that his brother, Lance-Corporal J. H. Argall, has died whilst a prisoner of war in Germany, on September 9. Lance-Corporal Argall was in his 31st year. He was born at Thebarton, and educated at the Grote-street school. He left Adelaide on April 1, 1915, and served both at Gallipoli and in France. He was well known in sports circles." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 18 Nov 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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