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Arthur KROGMAN

Regimental number4253
Place of birthInterlaken, Switzerland
Other NamesArthur Stanley
SchoolChrist Church, St Laurence Church of England, Sydney, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressClifton Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mrs M Krogman, Clifton Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 10), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mabel May and the late Willy KROGMAN, 3 Clifton Street, East Balmain, New South Wales. Native of Interlaken, Switzerland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to 54th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Now, 24 January 1917, reported 'Wounded and Missing, 19/20 July 1916'.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19/20 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 1530903: 'No trace Germany. Cert by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesRed Cross file 1530903

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