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Arthur George ANSON

Regimental number6276
Place of birthPurnim, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressTimboon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Anson, Timboon, Victoria
Enlistment date7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularReported missing.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingNot stated
Age at death23
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row C, Grave No. 20), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3456 Pte James William ANSON, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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