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Thomas Elsbury ARTHUR

Regimental number5547
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
SchoolBallarat State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressFremantle GPO, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Arthur, Claremont PO, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness in England.
FateDied of disease 2 December 1916
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialFovant (St. George) Churchyard (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 4), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth ARTHUR; husband of Eva ARTHUR, Hollybank, Wilgul, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Lt John ION, 32nd Bn, died of wounds, 25 July 1916.
Other details

War service: England

Medal: British War Medal

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