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Regimental number1537
Place of birthLismore, New South Wales
SchoolLismore High School, New South Wales
OccupationIronmonger's assistant
AddressPine Street, North Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Sam Robert Arthur, Pine Street, North Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion Imperial Camel Brigade
FateDied of wounds 24 November 1917
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 22), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Margaret ARTHUR
Family/military connectionsCousin: 292 Pte Leslie Raymond ARTHUR, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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