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Regimental number1507
Place of birthRiga, Latvia, Russia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinc/o J M Berkis, Vladivostock, Russia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 July 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Arvid
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 6th Bn at Gallipoli, 7 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (leg and buttock); admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Ghezireh, 26 May 1915; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 26 June 1915. }Embarked on board ‘Scotian’ from Alexandria for the Dardanelles, 3 July 1915; rejoined unit, 10 July 1915.

Wounded in action, 14 July 1915 (gun shot wound, body); died of wounds on board HT ‘Gascon’, 15 July 1915; buried at sea between Gallipoli and Alexandria.

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

Medals entry marked ‘returned by Australia House, 1925’.

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