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Arthur George WELCH

Regimental number1928
Date of birth27 February 1894
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk, GPO
AddressAlice Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Welch, Alice Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date1 February 1918
Other details

Was wounded at Bullecourt on 21 April 1917 and as a result had his left leg amputated below the knee.

Died at Greenslopes Military Repatriation Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
Date of death9 March 1978
Age at death84
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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