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Arthur George DAY

Regimental number1796
Place of birthSheffield, Tasmania
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George N Day, Sheffield, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Albert George Day on NR
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSuez War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 63), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Morse and Evangeline DAY, Sheffield, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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