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Arthur Edward WINTER

Regimental number14596
Place of birthHorley, England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationButcher
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Alice Winter, 79 Marlborough Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Navy (time expired).
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 19
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked sydney, 26 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, england, 9 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 January 1917; taken on strength, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, 15 April 1917.

On leave to England, 15 January 1918.

Admitted to Croydon War Hospital while on leave, 20 January 1918; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 1 March 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 March 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 6 June 1918 (pneumonia, chronic bronchitis).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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