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Arthur Benjamin TOWERS

Regimental number15249
Place of birthGawler South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMurray Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Towers, Vine Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 1 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialDundee Western Necropilis (Plot DD, Row 4, Grave 115), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Edith Mary Lenora TOWERS, 4 Vine Street, Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia

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