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Ernest Pallister Hobbs

Group, WW1, 5 soldiers who shared the same tent at Zeitoun Camp, Egypt, studio photograph, postcard stamped, taken in 1915. Ernest Hobbs (2/1515) is on the left, back row. Archibald Duff (2/1509) is on the left, front row, men in shirt sleeves, pith helmets. Message on reverse: Zeitoun Camp, Egypt Aug[ust] 22 [19]15. Dear Alex. This PC represents my tentmates & myself in every day attire in aboce camp. You will also observe that we did not forget our identification discs. I trust you this finds you Mrs Main and family enjoying every blessing. With kindest Regards your affectionate friend Archie Duff. - No known copyright restrictions

Group, WW1, 5 soldiers who shared the same tent at Zeitoun Camp, Egypt, studio photograph, postcard …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Pallister AWMM
  • Surname
    Hobbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
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  • Service number
    WWI 2/1515 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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    Unknown AWMM Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
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    Mrs Elizabeth Hobbs (mother), Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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    Army AWMM
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    WWI 2/1515 AWMM
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