Jeffrey Rex HOBBS


HOBBS, Jeffrey Rex

Service Number: SX14282
Enlisted: 30 August 1941, Wayville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ceduna, South Australia, 8 March 1922
Home Town: Coorabie, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm hand
Died: Killed in Action, Papua, 4 December 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Berri Oval "Diver" Derrick VC Memorial Grandstand & Roll of Honour, Coorabie WW2 Honour Roll, Coorabie War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

30 Aug 1941: Enlisted Private, SN SX14282, Wayville, South Australia
30 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX14282, 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
4 Dec 1942: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN SX14282, 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion, Buna / Gona / Sanananda "The Battle of the Beachheads" - New Guinea
Date unknown: Involvement

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