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Arthur Edmund BLOY

Regimental number1549
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressBanfield Street, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Bloy, Banfield Street, Ararat, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Charlotte BLOY. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 June 1940
Age at death49
Place of burialArarat Cemetery, Victoria

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