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Victor Preston ARSCOTT

Regimental number2882
Place of birthBrompton, South Australia
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
SchoolBrompton Public School, South Australia
AddressCroydon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susanah Jane Arscott, Hawker Street, Croydon, South Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Susannah ARSCOTT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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