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Arthur Edward BERESFORD

Regimental number467
Place of birthDevonport, England
SchoolSouthport High School, Queensland
Other trainingDiploma in Geology, Metallurgy and Chemistry
Age on arrival in Australia8
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
Addressc/o J W Ward, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Louie Beresford, Erin Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVignacourt, France
Date of death29 June 1918 (Died of ancidental injuries)
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Arthur H. and Katherine Gertrude BERESFORD, husband of Ellen M. BERESFORD, 41 Babington Road, Streatham, London. Native of Devonport, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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