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Arthur PAYNE

Regimental number3899
Place of birthKew, Victoria
SchoolKings College, Warragul, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressNilma, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W H Payne, Nilma, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHerleville, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 14/18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Mary Ellen PAYNE, Corner of Henry and Susan Streets, Sandringham, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother Tpr Frederick Payne died of wounds received at Lone Pine, Gallipoli 8/8/15. He was a member of 8th LH No 327.

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