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Arnold Arthur WADE

Regimental number713
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
SchoolLaura Public School, South Australia
OccupationPorter, SA Railways
AddressWirrabara Forest, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Arthur C Wade, Wirrabara Forest, South Australia
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death23
Place of burialAIF Burial Ground (Plot VII, Row B, Grave 1), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Charles and Matilda Jane WADE.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2463 Pte Reuben Harold WADE, 10th Bn, died of disease, 18 July 1915.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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