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Regimental number835
Place of birthWalthamston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMerriden, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Walter Devine, Coultney Road, South Woodford, Essex, England
Enlistment date16 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 03-6 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Arthur Fremont Devine on NR
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Caroline DEVINE. Native of England

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