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Arthur John POVEY

Regimental number3198
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPorter
Address11 Irvine Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Povey, 11 Irvine Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2047 Pte Leslie Robert POVEY, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 June 1972
Place of burialMersey Vale Cemetery

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