|Place of birth||Quorn, South Australia|
|Address||Malvern, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Ruby Charlotte Arnold, 327 Unley Road, Malvern, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 November 1916; admitted to ship's hospital, 30 November 1916; discharged, 1 December 1916 (no further details recorded); admitted to ship's hospital, 15 December 1916; discharged, 19 December 1916 (no further details recorded); disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1917; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 12 April 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 6 March 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 24 March 1918.
On leave to England, 27 December 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 21 January 1919.
Marched out for return to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 19 May 1919 (venereal disease); transferred to England, 22 May 1919, and admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 23 May 1919; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 6 June 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 19 days.
Marched out to No 5 Group, Weymouth, 17 June 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||55|
|Place of burial||North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ARNOLD Luke Martinau|