Archibald John BLACK

Regimental number2331
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationPublic school teacher
Address50 Cavendish Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Scott Black, 50 Cavendish Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was in the 1st Bn at Gallipoli for 8 weeks, leaving on the last night of the evacuation. He transferred to the 53rd Bn in Egypt, prior to going to France.
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Date of death19 July 1916
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialV.C Corner, Australian Cemetery (Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Scott BLACK, 50 Cavendish Street, Stanmore, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19250 James George BLACK, 107th Howitzer Battery, returned to Australia.