Alexander George McARTHUR

Regimental number1984
Place of birthSea Lake, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSea Lake, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr McArthur, Turiff, Victoria
Previous military serviceMember, Carron Rifle Club, nr Warracknabeal, Victoria.
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentWoomelang, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 20 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHamburg Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 6), Ohlsdorf, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arch and Harriet McARTHUR
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Died of shrapnel wounds, Reserve Lazaret, Verden, Germany.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McARTHUR Alexander George