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Arthur Edward SNOWDON

Regimental number3930
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address92 Bligh Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.3
Height5' 7.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Henrietta Daniels, 92 Bligh Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously discharged, 25 June 1915' as 'unlikely to become an efficient soldier'.)
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date24 September 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ruahine', 12 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: hallux valgas, right foot), 24 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death20 March 1933
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SNOWDON Arthur Edward

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