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Arthur Granville CURLEWIS

Regimental number1004
Place of birthQueenscliff, Victoria
SchoolFremantle Boys School, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressPO, Brookton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G C Curlewis, Brookton PO, Brookton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceSchool Cadets, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 August 1915
Age at death23
Place of burialChatby Military Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 524), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Lilla CURLEWIS, 1 Lilliam Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [5] Lt George Campbell CURLEWIS, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 November 1915; Captain Gordon Levason CURLEWIS, 16th Bn, killed in action, 9 May 1915; 6 Corporal Selwyn Lord CURLEWIS, 16th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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