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Arnold Ernest SANDO

Regimental number2267
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationDraper's assistant
AddressKaroonda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 11.75"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Sando, Karoonda, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 10 months in the 10th Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; left to move to the country.
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date22 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6822 Pte Horace Oswald SANDO, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Field Marshall', 12 March 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left elbow), Adelaide, 22 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1950
Age at death57
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SANDO Arnold Ernest

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