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Arthur WELLS

Regimental number2445
Place of birthCunnamulla, Queensland
SchoolBudgewoi Public School, New South Wales ?
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMyer's Creek, Healesville PO, Healesville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Wells, Healesville, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Underwood and Annie WELLS.

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