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Regimental number1112
Place of birthRotherham, England
Other NamesArthur H
SchoolRotherham Grammar School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressGlenroe, Broom Road, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Benj Allatt, Glenroe, Broom Road, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date17 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFrom about 12 years of age it was always his ambition to get out to Australia. I only saw him once after he left England and he informed me that he deserved no better place to live in. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.11
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row P, Grave 12), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin Holgate and Florence ALLATT.

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