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Arthur Welesly TOWERS

Regimental number3965
Place of birthKorumburra Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
Address5 Northcote Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Towers, 5 Northcote Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Medals

Medaille d'Honneur Avec Glaives (en Bronze)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 51
Date: 10 June 1920

Other details

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

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