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Arthur Harold PARFITT

Regimental number1599
Date of birth9 May 1900
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCooper
AddressHatora, Martin Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Parfitt, Hatora, Martin Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 11 December 1915.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Commenced return to Australia, 31 January 1918; disembarked in Australia, 15 April 1918; discharged, 30 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1969
Age at death69

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