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Arthur John MASKELL

Regimental number4838
Place of birthBristol, England
SchoolLancasterian Boys' School, Tottenham, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressState Savings Bank, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr A Maskell, 70 The Crescent, St Annes Road, Tottenham, London, England
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 November 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IX, Row L, Grave No. 5), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Lizzie MASKELL, 25 Siddons road, Tottenham, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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