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Arthur Leslie SHORT

Regimental number6799
Date of birth10 May 1894
Place of birthChelsea, Summer Hill, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Boys' High School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEuroka, Croydon Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr B Short, Euroka, Croydon Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Menin Road, Ypres, 21 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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