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Arthur William CURRIE

Regimental number3298
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
SchoolSouth Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHairdresser
Address148 Flinders Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Currie, 148 Flinders Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 8), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Elizabeth CURRIE, husband of Florence May CURRIE, 43 Gooch Street, Thornbury, Victoria. Native of Northcote, Victoria

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