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Arthur Henry ANTHONY

Regimental number962
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School and Technical College
Other trainingStation, sheep and Wool Classing.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJackeroo
AddressEagle Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Jane Anthony, Eagle Farm Road, Hamilton, Brisbane
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date15 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT 157 Malakuta on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 January 1917
Place of death or woundingRaffa
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 170), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Toowong Cemetery, Queensland. Parents: William (d. 15 March 1929, aged 82; bu. Toowong) and Jane ANTHONY, 'Tarafa', Eagle Farm Road, Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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