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Arthur HERON

Regimental number1838
Place of birthMount Blackwood Vic
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Agnes Heron, 58 Cantonment, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Family/military connectionsSons: 6334 Driver Charles Cowan HERON, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; [2205] 2nd Lt James Archibald HERON, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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