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Richard Henry Nankivell ARTHUR

Regimental number3607
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Myrtle Annie Arthur, Princess Street, Croydon, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 May 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 1 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 19 April 1919.

War service: 1 year 341 days (of which 1 year 237 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARTHUR Richard Henry Nankivell

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