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Arthur Joseph ANSTEE

Regimental number3101
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
Place of birthMelbourne
SchoolBallarat State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEssendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Anstee, Oakwood Avenue, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Frances ANSTEE
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 463 Pte Edward Alfred ANSTEE, 13th Bn, died of wounds, 9 May 1915; 2777 Pte Ernest Hyanson ANSTEE, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 December 1915; 355 Pte Ralph norman ANSTEE, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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