Ernest Cecil HOJEL

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HOJEL, Ernest Cecil

Service Number: 3863
Enlisted: 7 October 1915, Armidale, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bourke, New South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Tamworth, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School teacher
Died: Killed in Action, France, 2 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Murwillumbah War Memorial, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll, Tamworth ANZAC Park Memorial Gates, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3863, Armidale, New South Wales
20 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3863, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3863, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
2 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3863, 18th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3863 Private Ernest Cecil Hojel, 9th Reinforcements, 18th Battalion, of Tamworth, NSW. Prior to enlisting in the AIF on 7 October 1915, he served with the 13th Battalion, Citizens Military Forces. Pte Hojel embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Runic on 20 January 1916. He was killed in action on 2 August 1916 at Voisjiers, aged 22 years. He is buried at 26 Villers-Bretonneux, France..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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