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Arthur Ernest PRETTY

Regimental number2731
Place of birthGisborne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Fein Pretty, Gisborne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2732 Pte Horace Stanley PRETTY, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 June 1918.
Date of death17 October 1963
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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