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Arthur James TRANGMAR

Regimental number611
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
Place of birthColerainme, Victoria
SchoolColeraine State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCaterer
AddressPortland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Helena Trangmar, Heath Lea, Box 33, Portland, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Hamilton Cadets
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 February 1918
Place of death or woundingLa Basse Ville, Messines Battle, Belgium
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 17), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William and Kate TRANGMAR; husband of Helene W. TRANGMAR, Londah, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Henry
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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