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Arnold BURLING

Regimental number3460
Place of birthAlstonville New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank clerk
AddressFairy Meadow via Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, D T Burling, Public School, Fairy Meadow via Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 5 September 1915 - 20th Bn, 8th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 56th Bn, 16 February 1916. Transferred to 13th Field Artillery Brigade, 17 March 1916.
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death23
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, row E, Grave No. 41), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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