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Rupert John ARNOLD

Regimental number15724
Place of birthWarwickshire, England
SchoolTamworth Grammar School, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKelvin Grove, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R Arnold, Shackerstone, Atherstone, Warwickshire, England
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGNR
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMendinghem British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ralph and Emma ARNOLD, Milton, Derby, England. Native of Seckington, Warwickshire, England
Family/military connectionsBrother of Greg Hartley Arnold 13011 2nd Batt killed on April 25th 1916 in France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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