John Pengilly HOSKING

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HOSKING, John Pengilly

Service Numbers: 4989, 4989A
Enlisted: 28 September 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 11 April 1896
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Pulteney Grammar School
Occupation: Boilermaker
Died: Died of wounds, France, 8 July 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Plot: III. E. 5.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Sep 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4989, Adelaide, South Australia
22 Dec 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4989, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4989, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
7 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4989A, 50th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", Shell wound (arm)
8 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4989A, 50th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

John Pengilly HOSKING was born in Adelaide, South Australia on 11th April, 1896

His parents were Richard HOSKING and Letitia PENGILLY