Horace Robert HAMBLING

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HAMBLING, Horace Robert

Service Number: 3550
Enlisted: 19 July 1915, Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, 1893
Home Town: Geelong West, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Flinders State School
Occupation: Wool mill employee
Died: Killed In Action, Fromelles, France, 15 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Plot 1 Row K Grave 87, Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3550, Geelong, Victoria
5 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3550, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3550, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Melbourne
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 58th Infantry Battalion, at Tel-El-Kebir Egypt
15 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3550, 58th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Horace Robert HAMBLING was born in Geelong, Victoria in 1893

His parents were William Weeks HAMBLING & Frances Hetta PARSONS