Albert William MOBBS

MOBBS, Albert William

Service Number: 2915
Enlisted: 4 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Truro, South Australia, 7 October 1896
Home Town: Pinnaroo, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tinsmith
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 August 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Murray Bridge Hospital Memorial Gates, Pinnaroo Soldiers Memorial Hosptial, Pinnaroo War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

4 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
21 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2915, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2915, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2915, 50th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Private A. Mobbs, whose death was reported as having occurred in France on August 16, was the eldest son of Mrs. Mobbs, of Murray Bridge. He enlisted at   Pinnaroo, where he was working at the time. He was greatly esteemed in Murray Bridge." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 21 Sep 1916 (