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Arthur Harold SANSUM

Regimental number5037
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
SchoolGlenville College, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressRailway Station, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss E Simmons, 26 Elm Grove, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSunden Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 13), Contalmaison, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily SANSUM. Native of Ballarat East, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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