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Arthur Victor FRANKLIN

Regimental number680
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGrand View Hotel, Oxford Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Franklin, Grand View Hotel, Oxford Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919

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