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Jonas Price ARNOLD

Regimental number130
Date of birth17 August 1892
Place of birthKiama, New South Wales
SchoolKiama Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressShoalhaven Street, Kiama, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinJ Arnold, Shoalhaven Street, Kiama, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for four years 2nd Regiment E Company, Kiama, New South Wales.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial Row Cm, No. 81), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W. and Ann ARNOLD, Kiama, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Appointed Lance Corporal 1 January 1915.

Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Mena House, Cairo, 17 March 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 1 April 1915.

Promoted Corporal, Gallipoli, 21 May 1915.

Reported missing, 7-14 August 1915.

Board of Enquiry, 24 August 1915, confirmed fate as 'Killed in Action, 6-9 August 1915'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARNOLD Jonas Price
Red Cross Record File No 01401028

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