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Arthur Burch FLETCHER

Regimental number52864
Date of birth25 February 1897
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressRutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lila Fletcher, c/o Mr E W Fletcher, Main Street, Rutherglan, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 April 1918
Place of enlistmentWangaratta, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 9 April 1919
Discharge date27 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 9 April 1919; arrived in Melbourne, 15 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 27 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLETCHER Arthur Burch

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