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Arthur ANSON

Regimental number4053
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Nson, Carapook PO, Carapook, Victoria
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 January 1948
Age at death58
Place of burialCasterton Cemetery, Victoria

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