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Arthur Thomas DAFT

Regimental number4386
Place of birthRookwood, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address7 Little Fotherington Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.2
Height5' 7"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Daft, 17 Fotherington Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 26th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Eliza DAFT. Born in New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAFT Arthur Thomas

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