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Regimental number3516
Place of birthLanarkshire, Scotland
OccupationCoal miner
AddressLithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.25"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinWife, Elizabeth Rankin Arnott, 13 Raglan St, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date30 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3546
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas missing middle finger on left hand when enlisted
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialVoormzeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2 (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 24), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Margaret ARNOTT; husband of Elizabeth ARNOTT, New Road, Lithgow, New South Wales. native of Overtown, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917.

Marched into Pioneer Training Bn, 27 March 1917.

Found guilty, 27 April 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 23 April, to 6.30 pm, 25 April 1917: awarded 7 days' Confined to Camp; forfeited a total of 8 days' pay.

Proceeded overseas to France, 20 November 1917; marched into 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 21 November 1917; proceeded to join unit, 23 November 1917; taken on strenght, 1st Pioneer Bn, 26 November 1917.

[no details of service in France on Army Form B.103].

Wounded in action, 29 March 1918; admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 29 March 1918 (shrapnel wound, chest); transferred to Advanced Dressing Station, 29 March 1918; died of wounds, 29 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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