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Regimental number2185
Place of birthWalleraway
SchoolWalleraway Public School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWallerawang PO, Wallerawang, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ida Arkinstall, Wallerawang, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Force.
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1917
Place of death or woundingTancuz Farm, Southern Belgium
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTancrez Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Constance ARKINSTALL, Mudgee Street, Wallerawang, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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