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Arthur Martel ASPINALL

Place of birthForbes New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Rev A A Aspinall, North Road, Eastwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Kashgar on 5 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Kymettus on 12 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Major Archibald John ASPINALL, AAMC, returned to Australia, 4 November 1915; Major Andrew Eric ASPINALL, AAMC, returned to Australia, 10 June 1919; Captain William Robert ASPINALL MC, 1st Field Ambulance, killed in action, 20 July 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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