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Arthur Henry HATFIELD

Regimental number839
Date of birth5 April 1900
Place of birthRamsgate, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressOuyen
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinUncle, Charles Hatfield, 'Bracklea', Sandown, Isle of Wight, England
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Place of enlistmentOuyen, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Sanitation Section
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Family/military connectionsSons: 409542 Flight Sergeant Ronald Arthur HATFIELD, 27th Operational Training Unit, RAAF, killed in a flying accident, North Sea, 14 June 1943; PM4415 Able Seaman Graham Barr HATFIELD, HMAS 'Lonsdale'.
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Also served in World War II: enlisted, Caulfield, Victoria, 4 June 1940, as VX21410; discharged, 22 August 1940, as Private, Australian Army Medical Corps, 4th Australian General Hospital.

Re-enlisted, Royal Park, Victoria, 22 August 1940, as V5560; discharged, 7 March 1944, as Staff Sergeant, General Details Depot.

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