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Arthur Herbert Orton REID

Regimental number17049
Place of birthWoolloomooloo, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationAssistant ironworker
AddressUltimo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5'5.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Reid, 51 Burlingson Street, Ultimo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps February 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Corenda REID. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date31 May 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephen Castle', 15 February 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 16 April 1918, fo ronward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death23 November 1936
Age at death67
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, REID Arthur Herbert Orton

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