Hoskins James Arthur Gunner 1138574
Name Hoskins James Arthur
Army number 1138574
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery 29/1/1942. Underwent Basic Training at the 21st Medium and Heavy Training Regiment. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment 13/6/1942. Posted to the 3rd Mountain Regiment 1/12/1942 when the units separated. Posted Y List 30/11/1943. Posted back to 3rd Mountain Regiment 24/3/1944. Posted overseas. Posted X List (2) South East Asia 25/10/1945. Returned to the 3rd Mountain Regiment 27/10/1945. Posted to 123rd Field Regiment 1/12/1945. Release Y List 20/11/1946. Returned to the UK. Relegated to the Z/T Reserve 2/2/1947. Demobilised.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
Much of the information on this Page was extracted from the soldier’s Royal Artillery Tracer Card – held on Ancestry.co.uk.