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Arthur VERGE

Place of birthKempsey, New South Wales
SchoolThe King's School, Parramatta, New South Wales and St Paul's College within the University of Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingSMB Ch M Sydney University, Resident Medical Officer Sydney Hospital: FRCS Edinburgh, Specialist in disease of the skin at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address'Wyoming', Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinAustral Verge, East Kempsey, Macleay River, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateDied of disease 8 September 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialChatby Military Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 523), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Austral and Matilda Jane VERGE, 25 O'Connell Street, New South Wales
Other detailsDied of dysentery, Egypt.

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