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Arthur ABERNETHY

Regimental number1326
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolMaffra State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBaker
AddressMaffra, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFiancee, Miss M Shingles, Maffra, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death2 May 1915
Age at death25
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial 1), Gallipoli
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABERNETHY Arthur

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