|Place of birth||Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Address||Annerley Street, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, John MacArthur, Annerley Street, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||9th Infantry (5 years)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 10|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/16/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Corps School|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Annie MACARTHUR|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917; marched into Pioneer Training Bn, Fovant, 27 August 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 7 April 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 8 April 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 9 April 1918; taken on strength of 4th Pioneer Bn, 19 April 1918.
Wounded in action, 22 May 1918 (aeroplane bomb); admitted to No 14 Field Ambulance, 22 May 1918 (gunshot wound: left shoulder); transferred to No 5 Casualty Clearing Station, 23 May 1918; to No 10 Ambulance Train, 27 May 1918; to No 47 General Hospital, Le Treport, 27 May 1918 (gunshot wound left shoulder and inflammation of connective tissues, left arm) ; discharged, 15 August 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 17 August 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 9 September 1918; rejoined unit, 11 September 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 17 March 1919; rejoined unit, 4 April 1919.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of Australian Corps School, 12 April 1919.
Admitted to No 3 Australian General Hospital, 15 April 1919 (cystitis); transferred to Ambulance Train, 29 April 1919; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, England, 30 April 1919 (nephritis); discharged to furlough, 20 May 1919.
Granted leave with pay until 28 August 1919 for non-military employment at Blackhouse Farm, Beverley Park, 28 June 1919.
Married Margaret Elizabeth Thompson, Beverley, 6 August 1919.
Marched out to Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, 28 August 1919.
Commenced return to Australia with wife on board 'Themistocles', 22 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 February 1920; discharged, 21 March 1920.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||45|
|Place of burial||Toowoong Cemetery, Queensland|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MACARTHUR John|