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Arthur Edward SCATES

Regimental number2793
Place of birthSubiaco, Western Australia
SchoolNorth Perth School, Western Australia
ReligionPlymouth Brethren
Address406 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Scates, 406 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 88th Perth Infantry Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No 2 (Plot XIII, Row M, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Mary SCATES, 406 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsStauch friend Thomas Williams killed in action.

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