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Arthur Rushby GARLING

Regimental number3524
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
Address178 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, P S Garling, 178 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Arthur Rushby Garling on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date11 March 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 19th Bn, Egypt, 15 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 March 1916.

Admitted to hospital, 13 May 1916 (pleurisy); transferred to Kitchener Hospital, Brighton, England, 11 June 1916. Transferred to Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 17 July 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board New Zealand Hospital Ship 'Marama', 21 August 1916; discharged, 11 March 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 December 1981

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