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Frederick James ARTHUR

Regimental number1788
Place of birthOxley, Victoria
SchoolOxley Flats State School, Victoria
AddressRushworth PO, Rushworth, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Katherine Arthur, Rushworth, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 211), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma RUSHWORTH; husband of Katherine ARTHUR, Rushworth, Victoria. Native of Oxley
Family/military connectionsBrother: 523 Pte Albert Henry ARTHUR, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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