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Arthur Leicester KERSWELL

Regimental number16083
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPicton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Kerswell, Cox's River PO, Cox's River via Picton, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Squadron Engineers - Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers, A Mounted Division
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5058 Pte John Lewis KERSWELL, 33rd Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1969
Place of burialShellharbour Cemetery

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