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Harry ARTHUR

Regimental number65707
Place of birthLondonderry, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPastrycook
AddressAuburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Arthur, 52 Mona Street, Auburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Cadets and 1 year in 40th Bn, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 July 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date8 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918; admitted to ship?s hospital 20-23 October 1918; disembarked London, England, 14 December 191, and marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant; allotted to reinforcements, 3rd Bn, 14 November 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 25 January 1919; taken on strength, 3rd Bn, 29 January 1919.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 3 March 1919.

Proceeded to 1st Division Leave Club, Brussels, 21 March 1919.

Proceeded to England for return to Australia, 6 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT ?Argyllshire?, 1 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 September 1919; discharged, Sydney, 8 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARTHUR Harry

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