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Victor James McColl ARTHUR

Regimental number5646
Place of birthRookwood New South Wales
AddressVictoria Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W R Arthur, Victoria Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 3 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

'For valuable services rendered whilst prisoners of war, or interned.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31759 (30 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 38 (29 April 1920).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 691 Victor James ARTHUR for first period of enlistment

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