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Arthur Samuel CANE

Regimental number3221
Place of birthOrchard Road, Chatswood, New South Wales
SchoolChatswood Public School, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationElectrician
AddressOrchard Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A E Cane, Orchard Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied while prisoner of war.
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 23 November 1916
Place of death or woundingGermany
Age at death19
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3622 Corporal Alfred STEWART, 17th Bn, killed in action, 20 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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