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Arthur George BOSANQUET

Regimental number3349
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolBoard School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionNon-Conformist
OccupationFruiterer
AddressFingal Road, Wynnum, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Bosanquet, Florence Street, Wynnum, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed 4 years in the 4th Hussars, British Army.
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3349A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPassed the NCO School as Sergeant before leaving Australia. Gassed at Ypres, 20 October 1916. Wounded in the neck by shrapnel, Somme sector, 5 April 1917. Died at Tidworth, Salisbury Plains, England, from a fatal skull fracture sustained 22 July 1918.
FateDied of wounds 22 July 1918
Place of death or woundingTidworth, Wiltshire, England
Date of death22 July 1918
Age at death37.6
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 288), North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Harriet BOSANQUET; husband of Violet BOSANQUET, Pomona, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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