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John Cameron McARTHUR

Regimental number4462
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressHall Estate, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth McArthur, Barcaldine, Queensland
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 15), Ovillers-La Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Elizabeth MCARTHUR. Native of Rockhampton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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