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Arthur William JAMIESON

Regimental number60465
Place of birthShoal Haven, New South Wales
Place of birthMowra, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressNowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, W. Jamieson, Nowra Hill, Nowra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 July 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th General Service Reinforcements
FateDied at sea 24 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFree Town, Sierra Leone
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 97), West Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine Mowat JAMIESON
Family/military connectionsAlbert James Henry, killed in the Somme cousin. Several cousins both
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 19 October 1918 (influenza).

Died, Sierra Leone, 24 October 1918 (heart failure following pneumonia).

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JAMIESON Arthur William

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