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Arthur Andrew POUNTNEY

Regimental number2361
Place of birthTower Hamlets, Mile End, London
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTinsmith
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, A G Pountney, 1 Devonshire Road, Lucton House, London, England
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 12 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPont-du-Hem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 10), La Gorque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Eliza POUNTNEY, 18 St. Albans Avenue, South East Ham, London, England

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