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Arthur PRIEST

Regimental number2423
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address87 Nelson Street, Rozelle, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Priest, 87 Nelson Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 22 February 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 328), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on the Balmain Rowing Club Roll of Honour. Parents: James and Isabella T. PRIEST, 87 Nelson Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales

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