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Arthur William SHERWOOD

Regimental number2148
Place of birthMount Egerton Victoria
Address46 Wellington Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, William Henry Sherwood, 46 Wellington Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2148A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For devotion to duty and service randered during the period 16th/17th September, 1918, to 111th November, 1918. Sergeant SHERWOOD has acted in the capacity of Orderly Room Sergeant for the past twelve months, and has carried out his duties in a most efficient and praiseworthy manner. During the period under review especially during recent operations, he worked under most trying and difficult conditions. He has proved himself a thoroughly reliable and conscientious N.C.O. and well deserving of reward.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, VictoryMedal

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