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Arthur Ewbank ABBOTT

Regimental number3422
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address165 Tower Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur Ernest Abbott, 165 Tower Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date23 April 1921
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 13 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left groin), Perth, 23 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death27 March 1962

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