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Arthur Wreford Ellis NEWNHAM

Regimental number24422
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFruit grower
AddressMerrigum, Goulburn Valley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A A Newnham, Merrigum, Goulburn Valley, Victoria
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Medal (United States of America)


Recommendation date: 23 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919

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