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David Edward ARNOLD

Regimental number3755
Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
SchoolWaterloo Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachine assistant
Address546 Jubilee Street, Botany, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W J Arnold, 546 Jubilee Street, Botany, New South Wales
Previous military service24th Infantry; Served in the Botany Cadets
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Age at death19.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 6) (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ethel ARNOLD, Botany Road, Botany, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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