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Percy Sylvester Hobbs

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy Sylvester AWMM
  • Surname
    Hobbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    48332 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 16 Queen Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr E A Hobbs (father), Marconi Toorah, Melbourne AWMM
    • B Donkin (friend), Tinakori Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from accident occurring, or disease contracted, while training with or attached to the NZEF in New Zealand AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Corporal Percy Hobbs was the son of Ernest Albert and Julette Eliza Charlotte Hobbs, of Booth's Buildings, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Born at Melbourne, Victoria. He was a journalist with the Evening Post newspaper in Wellington. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Grave 707 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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