Regimental number107
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address20 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frank Arbrew, 20 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in Royal Australian Artillery; Served for 398 days on Active Service with 3rd Battalion Naval Military in New Guinea Tropical Unit.
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 January 1963
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARBREW John