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Arthur RAWLINS

Regimental number307
Place of birthRushden, Northamptonshire, England
SchoolBoard School, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShoehand
Address12 Northumberland Avenue, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Rawlins, 119 Wellingborough Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 1st Volunteer Battery, Northamptonshire Regiment.
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRosehill, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circularwounded 2 June 1915.
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1915
Place of death or woundingDied of wounds.
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 101), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
70
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 27 April 1915 (gun shot wound, back); admitted to Kasr-el-Aini Hospital, Alexandria, 2 May 1915; rejoined Bn at Gallipoli, 26 May 1915.

Wounded in action (second occasion), and admitted to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, 10 August 1915 (gun shot wounds, arms, leg and back).

Died of wounds (gun shot wounds, chest) at sea on board HS 'Andania', 8.15 am, 17 August 1915.

Buried at Mudros by Rev. E. Raymond.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsCorrect name (1901 Census), Asa RAWLINS. Next of kin address incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Willingborro Road, Ruonden, North Hants, England.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAWLINS Arthur

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