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Arthur Ainsworth LACEY

Regimental number915
Place of birthTamworth, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTile setter
Addressc/o Mrs Bassetter, Wighton Street, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinAlbert Lacey, 107 Main Road, Glascote, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEmployed as a tile and farm worker.
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death31 May 1915
Age at death21
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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