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Arthur William ABBOTT

Regimental number127
Place of birthScarsdale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressScarsdale Post Office, Scarsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A W Abbott, Scarsdale Post Office, Scarsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous detailsSecond embarkation. See other entry for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBOTT Arthur William

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