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Arthur Franklyn HAMLYN

Regimental number917
Place of birthInglewood, Victoria
SchoolState School, Kerang, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia26
AddressMogil Mogil, Coldernberri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs George Jinks, Blende Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, Perth, Western Australia.
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Please check date of fate as it was unclear
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialJohnston Jolly (Special Memorial No. 6), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eleanor THOMPSON, his wife. Native of Inglewood, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1588 Pte Thomas Hamlyn MILLS, 24th Bn, killed in action 28 September 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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