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Arthur Roy ESSEN

Regimental number4491
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressUrquhart Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr E Essen, Urquhart Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917

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