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Arthur William CARD

Regimental number1484
Place of birthLargs, New South Wales
SchoolOakhampton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressOakhampton Road, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Card, Oakhampton Road, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 6th Light Horse, Hunter River Lancers.
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite Benjean Military Cemetery ( Plot 111, Row F, Grave No. 12), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice CARD, Oakhampton, West Maitland, New South Wales. Born at Largs, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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