John William HOBAN

HOBAN, John William

Service Number: PA2518
Enlisted: 19 January 1942, Port Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Torrens (Depot) / HMAS Encounter (Shore)
Born: Alberton, South Australia, 26 July 1916
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Ruptured Appendix, Keswick Barracks, Adelaide, South Australia, 27 February 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
Section FX Row 8 (Row 30) Grave 229S (GRM/5),
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kilburn Islington Railway Workshops Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

19 Jan 1942: Involvement PA2518, HMAS Torrens (Depot) / HMAS Encounter (Shore)
19 Jan 1942: Enlisted Port Adelaide, SA
19 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, PA2518
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Supply Assistant Hoban PA2518 Royal Australian Naval Reserve of HMAS Torrens

Son of William Patrick and Ethel May Hoban of Prospect, SA