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Arthur Birkett PAYNE

Regimental number166
Place of birthLondon England
Other NamesArthur Burkitt
ReligionBaptist
OccupationElectrical fitter
Address39 Cascade Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Payne, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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