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Arthur EMBURY

Regimental number1517
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFrench polisher
AddressOakover Road, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 4"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinAgnes Embury, Oakover Road, Preston, Victoria
Previous military service Served for 1 year in Senior Cadets, 7 months in AIF.
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary EMBURY
Discharge date13 January 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 4 November 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 4 December 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 13 January 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1939
Age at death64
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, EMBURY Arthur

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