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Herbert Leslie ARTHUR

Regimental number2327
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 4"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M.J. Winterford, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Unit name3rd Field Artillery Brigade, Military District 3 and Military District 6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A2 Geelong on 19 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Discharge date23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 January 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged, Adelaide, 23 March 1919.

War service: 4 years 185 days (of which 4 years 95 days were abroad)

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARTHUR Herbert Leslie

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