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Arthur John GLEESON

Regimental number850
Place of birthRoebourne Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Gleeson, 'Wentworth', Fremantle Road, Cottesloe, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 856 Pte Daniel GLEESON, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 Feburary 1917.

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