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Arthur John ORMES

Regimental number3630
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolSummer Hill Superior Public School, Ashfield, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPhoto engraver
AddressSummer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Ormes, 27 Dover Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3630A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEstaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 17A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Arthur and Adfa ORMES, 27 Dover Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Parramatta, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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