|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Woolwich, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Great Western Hotel, George Street West, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Martha Hood, Great Western Hotel, George Street West, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 15 years in the Royal Navy; discharged (time expired); Royal Australian Navy, August 1914-15 June 1915.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Reported at Mudros, 22 September 1915; transferred to Anzac, Gallipoli, 3 October 1915.
Admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 22 October 1915 (bad feet: bunion deformity: great and second toe, left foot); transferred to Hospital Ship, 23 October 1915; to England, 23 October 1915, and admitted to Brooks War Hospital, Woolwich, 9 November 1915.
Proceeded from No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, overseas to France with 35th Draft to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 June 1916; marched in to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 8 June 1917.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 26 September 1916 (injury to foot); transferred to England, 5 October 1916 (severe bunions), and admitted to St Luke's War Hospital, Halifax, 6 October 1916 ('old bunions - slight'); great and second toe, left foot, amputated, 24 October 1916; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 4 December 1916.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 December 1916; granted furlough, and marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, from furlough, 4 January 1917.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot from Wareham, 7 March 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; arrived Melbourne, 4 March 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 16 April 1918
Re-enlisted for Home Service as Regimental No 1080, 8 June 1918 (now married: Wife, Mrs Clara Elsie HOOD, 589 Wellroyd Crescent, Halifax, Yorkshire, England); admitted to Field Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, 24 September 1918; discharged same day; recommended for service discharge as permanently unfit, 1 October 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalNoted on file as deceased by April 1921; precise date of death not recorded.
|Age at death||39|
|Place of burial||Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales (buried 2 July 1920)|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HOOD Arthur Ernest|