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Arthur Harold APPLEBY

Date of birth13 March 1892
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School
Other trainingBook-keeping course, International Correspondence School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCorner of Arthur and Pedder Streets, New Town, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinAubrey W F Appleby, Machine Gun Company, AIF
Previous military serviceServed in the Derwent Regiment, Hobart; afterwards in the 93rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Persia on 10 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row AA, Grave No 45), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Originally recorded as 'No known grave' and listed on the Australian National Memorial, Villers Bretonneux. Parents: Arthur Herbert and Elizabeth Morland APPLEBY
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, APPLEBY Arthur Harold

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