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Clarence Vivian ARTHUR

Regimental number83
Date of birth20 July 1893
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolBairnsdale State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressMain Street, Bairnsdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H N Arthur, Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Other detailsWar service: was on board HMT 'Southland' when it was torpedoed. Gallipoli (9 September-30 November 1915). Wounded, buried by a shell, 29 November; invalided to Malta; rejoined unit, 13 January 1916, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt; France (hospitalised 29 July-14 December 1916); rejoined battalion, 19 January 1917; in hospital, until 10 February; rejoined battalion, 14 February.

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