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William Norman ARTHUR-MASON

Regimental number476
Place of birthReading, Berkshire, England
SchoolPetersham Public School, NSW
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionChurch of England
Address279 Stanmore Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah R Arthur-Mason, 279 Stanmore Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah ARTHUR-MASON, 160 Cavendish Street, Stanmore, New South Wales. Native of Reading, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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