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Arthur Edward Watts CURRIE

Regimental number95
Place of birthBellerieve Tasmania
SchoolModel State School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
Address272 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Currie, 272 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in 14th Engineers, Militia Forces for 3 years.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23.10
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 13), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Katherine CURRIE, 122 Montpelier Road, Hobart, Tasmania

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