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Arthur Samuel IBBOTSON

Regimental number3312
Place of birthSouth Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolSouth Brisbane State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Catherine Ibbotson, Bond Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date1 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 13), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine IBBOTSON, Post Office, Hemmant, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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