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Arthur Ernest ARNOLD

Regimental number2151
Place of birthJohnburg, South Australia
AddressPort Pirie West, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.1
Height5' 7.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs F H Arnold, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 81st Bn, Senior Cadets; transferred to the Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date25 February 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 13 July 1917; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, left thigh, compound fracture, right femur), Adelaide, 25 February 1918.

Date of death29 October 1960
Age at death64
Place of burialPort Pirie General Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARNOLD Arthur Ernest

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