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Robert William ARROWSMITH

Regimental number3351
Place of birthSunderland, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.25"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Arrowsmith, Maitland, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets; transferred to 81st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Discharge date20 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ajana', 19 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 20 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARROWSMITH Robert William

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