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Kenneth Arnold RANSOM

Regimental number3887
Place of birthKentown, South Australia
AddressEast Parade, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.6
Height5' 7.5"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Andrew Ransom, East Parade, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Brian McLauchlan
Discharge date6 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaiser-i-Hind', 6 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 6 August 1919.
Date of death19 June 1960
Age at death67
Place of burialPayneham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RANSOM Kenneth Arnold

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