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Arthur Burton SHORNEY

Regimental number1369
Place of birthSemaphore, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationHardware salesman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Edward George Shorney, Hall Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date28 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularVisited Europe and America in 1911. Landed at Gallipoli in the afternoon of 25 April 1915. Attached to Signalling Corps. Wounded slightly on 26 April 1915.
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1915
Place of death or woundingMonash Gully, Gallipoli
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 27), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Louisa SHORNEY, Hall Street, Semaphore, South Australia. Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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