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Arthur Leslie BETTERIDGE

Regimental number226
Date of birth12 October 1899
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
SchoolBroken Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinRupert Arthur Betteridge, 36 Torrens Street, East Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date31 January 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2335 Pte Alva Noel BETTERIDGE, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917; 450 Pte Allan Rupert BETTERIDGE, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 4 March 1919; 1976 Pte Thomas Aubrey BETTERIDGE, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 8 May 1919.
Other details

Wounded in action, Romani, 4 August 1917; invalided to 3rd Australkian General Hospital; recovered.War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Taken prisoner of war, 29 September 1918.

Disembarked Australia, 23 August 1919; discharged, 30 January 1920.

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

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