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William Leslie ARNOLD

Regimental number2332
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressWarragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret McDonald Arnold, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded in France and died in England.
FateDied of wounds 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (B10. 548), Warwickshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Margaret ARNOLD, Sea View, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3520 Pte Francis Benjamin ARNOLD, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 25 August 1916; two cousins killed.
Other details

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

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