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Arthur PROUT

Regimental number1893
Place of birthKnapps Creek Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressKnapps Creek, Beaudesert, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Prout, Knapps Creek, Beaudesert, Queensland
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDive Copse British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 12), Sailly-le-Sec, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie PROUT, Willanna, Beaudesert, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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