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Arthur Howes GUYMER

Date of birth6 March 1893 ; secondary dob: 06/03/1894
Place of birthKilkenny, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical officer
AddressWilpena Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Hufften Guymer, Wilpena Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name43rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 11th Field Ambulance
Promotion date: 1 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateDischarged 11 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Major Ernest Albert GUYMER, Australian Army Medical Corps, discharged 7 November 1919.
Other details

War service: England, France, Belgium (wounded at Passchendaele while attending the wounded; invalided to Wandsworth Hospital, London, recovered, returned to duty with the 11th Field Ambulance).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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