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Arthur James GENNER

Regimental number2412
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
Place of birthBellingen, New South Wales
SchoolBellingen Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressWilliam Street, Bellinger, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Genner, William Street, Bellinger, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Rd, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row A, Grave No. 44), Enclosure No. 4, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
ParentsL John and Elizabeth GENNER, 35 Vernon Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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