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Arthur DOSDALE

Regimental number3726
Place of birthStone Gate, Hunmanly, Yorkshire, England
SchoolElementry School, Hunmanly, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. K. Dosdale, Hummandby, Stonegate York, England
Previous military serviceYorkshire Territorials
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs Kate DOSDALE, 4 Wheatcroft, Filey Road, Scarborough, England. Born at Hunmanby, Yorks, England

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