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Arthur James EVELY

Regimental number3762
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
SchoolPort Pirie Public School, Port Pirie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, Jack Evely, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date23 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Arthur was very anxious to get to the front and indeed enlisted when he was 16 years, but was prevented from going by myself until 18 years". Details from Brother.
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Place of burialBronfay Far Military NCemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 46), Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary EVELY. Native of Port Pirie, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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