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Archibald John CURTIS

Regimental number2383
Date of birth4 June 1889
Place of birthRaymond Terrace, New South Wales
SchoolHexham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse diver
AddressAdelaide Street, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, R J Curtis, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Son of Reuben and Mary Curtis
Discharge date29 October 1918
Family/military connectionsCousins: Private Alfred George CURTIS, Regimental No. 2355, 17th Battalion, returned to Australia 11 May 1919; Corporal James Marshall CURTIS, Regimental No. 2989, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia 19 April 1919; Private Archibald CURTIS, Regimental No. 2314, 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia 28 March 1919; Private Daniel Ruben CURTIS, Regimental No. 64753, 15th Light Horse, died of disease 23 February 1919; Private Samuel Arthur MILGATE, Regimental No. 2714, 57th Battalion, returned to Australia 8 January 1919; Private Hubert Finlay DARK, Regimental No. 2292, 36th Battalion, returned to Australia 19 October 1917; Private James Neate DARK, Regimental No. 2295, 36th Battalion, killed in action 7 June 1917; Private William ALLEN, Regimental No. 2345, 2nd Battalion, killed in action 27 October 1917~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded three times, Pozieres, France 23 July 1916; Broodenseinde, Belgium 7 October 1917; Hill 60, Belgium 20 March 1918
Miscellaneous detailsEnlisted Sydney, New South Wales
Date of death26 January 1972 - Brisbane, Queensland
Age at death82
Place of burialBridgeman Downs Crematorium, Brisbane. Plaque Commonwealth War Graves Pinaroo, Wall 1, Row H

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