Only son of Alice and Stephen James Hobbs, of Hamua, via Pahiatua
Disembarked from 'Mokera' at Suez, 22 June 1916.
Embarked Suez, and proceeded overseas to France, 10 July 1916.
Attached to Divisional Headquarters, in the field, 18 August 1916.
Attached to Divisional Signal Company.
Admitted to hospital, 30 September 1916; admitted to No 24 General Hospital, Etaples, 7 October 1916 (dysentery, suspected typhoid); transferred to isolation, 9 October 1916; transferred from isolation, No 24 General Hospital, to No 6 Convalescent Depot, 26 October 1916 (colitis); to No 5 Convalescent Camp, Etaples, 31 October 1916; to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 12 November 1916.
Admitted to No 24 General Hospital, 23 November 1916 (asthma, acute bronchitis).
Died of acute bronchitis, No 24 General Hospital, Etaples, 10 December 1916.
Parents: Alice and the late Stephen James Hobbs, Hamua, via Pahiatua (only son) AWMM