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Arthur Hunter POWELL

Date of birth29 March 1888
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address3 Houpton Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinRev A Powell, 3 Houpton Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: MED AGH2
Promotion date: 14 July 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 November 1974
Age at death86
Place of burialThe Rock Cemetery, New South Wales

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