Sapper John William Hobbs

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

27 Nov 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Iron moulder

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

339 Hitchin Road
Round Green
United Kingdom

Place of Death

87th General Hospital

Grave Location

Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 7th December 1918
Spr William John Hobbs

Sapper John William Hobbs, 522405, 486th Field Company Royal Engineers, died of pneumonia in the 87th General Hospital in Egypt on November 27th, 1918. He was aged 26 and had enlisted in January 1915.

At the time of the 1911 Census he was living with parents Alfred and Sarah and four brothers and three sisters at 339 Hitchin Road, Round Green. He was listed as a 19-year-old iron moulder.

Individual Location

Spr William John Hobbs

Author: Deejaya

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