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Arthur John PAYNE

Regimental number451
Place of birthGreat Haseley, Oxfordshire, England
SchoolElementary School, Great Haseley, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Payne, Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, England
Previous military serviceServed for a year in Oxfordshire Regt 17-18.
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma PAYNE, Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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