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William Henry ARTHUR

Regimental number2277
Place of birthLongwood, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressTarcombe, via Longwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Stephen Hy Arthur, Lake View, Tarcombe, via Longwood, Victoria
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXV, Row H, Grave No. 16), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Theresa ARTHUR, Lake View, Tarcombe, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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