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Arthur Alfred PORTER

Regimental number3227
Place of birthDalby Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressDucklo, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Adelaide Porter, Ducklo, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row I, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alma and Emily PORTER, Ducklo, Dalby, Queensland
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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