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Regimental number1901
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
Other NamesEdward J.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter and mechanic
Address277 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss Arnold, 277 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 45), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Margaret ARNOLD. Native of Somerset, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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