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Military History

Posted: 1169625141000
Classification: Military
Surnames: Hobler
The following individuals (of no particular lineage) appear on UK/AUS databases relating to military history. They may be of interest to the group:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Name: HOBLER, CYRIL MOORE
Initials: C M
Nationality: Australian
Rank: 2nd Corporal
Regiment: Australian Engineers
Unit Text: 6th Field Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 29/07/1916
Service No: 3346
Additional information: Son of George Alexander Hobler and Antoinette Gertrude Hobler, of Heath Cross St., Double Bay, Sydney. Born at Cairns, Queensland,
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXV. G. 3.
Cemetery: SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2

>>> Cyril Moore Hobler is also listed on the Honour Roll at the Australian War Memorial Website. A PDF file (original documnt) is available for viewing. Please click on the this link to load the file (requires Acrobat reader).
http://www.awm.gov.au/cms_images/awm131/024/024009.pdf <<<

Australian Nominal Roll WWI

Hobler, Minnie
Sister A.N.S. Enlisted 21/11/1914 Returned to Australia 14/1/1917
Hobler, Walter Bucknall
No. 21361 Pte. 8th F.A.B. Enlisted 19/1/1916 Returned to Australia 4/5/1917

Australian Nominal Roll WWII

Name: HOBLER, CECIL FORDE
Service: Australian Army
Service Number: Q90028
Date of Birth: 7 Sep 1900
Place of Birth: ROCKHAMPTON, QLD
Date of Enlistment: 1 May 1941
Locality on Enlistment: BRISBANE, QLD
Place of Enlistment: BRISBANE, QLD
Next of Kin: HOBLER, JOAN
Date of Discharge: 4 Aug 1948
Rank: Warrant Officer Class 1
Posting at Discharge: 8 HQ 8MD SIGS
WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
Prisoner of War: No

Name: HOBLER, HAROLD LEARMONTH
Service: Australian Army
Service Number: Q138810
Date of Birth: 8 Sep 1906
Place of Birth: ROCKHAMPTON, QLD
Date of Enlistment: 13 Apr 1942
Locality on Enlistment: ROCKHAMPTON, QLD
Place of Enlistment: ROCKHAMPTON, QLD
Next of Kin: HOBLER, MARY
Date of Discharge: 18 Jun 1945
Rank: Sergeant
Posting at Discharge: DAO
WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
Prisoner of War: No

Australian Honours & Awards Gazetted

Hobler, M
Rank: Sister
Unit: No 3 AAH
Service: Army
Honour / Award: Mention in Dispatches
Date of London Gazette: 21 June 1916, page 6184, position 38
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: 21 September 1916, page 2624, position 46

Hobler, John Forde
Service Number: 34060
Rank: Group Captain
Service: ZRAF
Honour / Award: Mention in Dispatches
Date of London Gazette: 14 January 1944, page 287, position 1
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:

Hobler, John Forde
Service Number: 34060
Rank: Acting Group Captain
Unit: RAF
Service: ZRAF
Honour / Award: Mention in Dispatches
Date of London Gazette: 1 January 1943, page 35, position 1
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:

Hobler, John Forde
Service Number: 34060
Rank: Group Captain
Service: ZRAF
Honour / Award: Mention in Dispatches
Date of London Gazette: 2 June 1943, page 2453, position 1
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:

Hobler, John Forde
Service Number: 34060
Rank: Group Captain
Service: ZRAF
Honour / Award: Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Date of London Gazette: 1 January 1945, page 10, position 1
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:

Hobler, John Forde
Service Number:
Rank: Air Vice Marshal
Unit: RAF
Service: ZRAF
Honour / Award: Companion of the Bath
Date of London Gazette: 1 January 1958, page 3, position 1
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:

Hobler, John Forde
Service Number: 34060
Rank: Group Captain
Service: ZRAF
Honour / Award: Mention in Dispatches
Date of London Gazette: 8 June 1944, page 2614, position 1
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:

Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing

Hobler, Cyril Moore
Service No.: 3346
Rank: 2nd Corporal
Unit: 6th Field Company Engineers
File No.: 1350107

Other countries will be added to this thread as the information comes to hand. If anyone has any additional details or names then please feel free to add a reply.

(transferring from the now defunct Hobler MSN Group; originally posted 25/11/2003)
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