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Charles Edmund Perriam ARTHUR

Regimental number995
Place of birthYarragon, Gippsland, Victoria
Other NamesCharles Edmond
SchoolBrighton State School, Victoria
Addressc/o Mrs Wallace, Lewis Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Arthur, Western Australia
Previous military service20th Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death11 May 1915
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Georgina ARTHUR, 43 Tranmere Avenue, Murrumbeena, Victoria. Native of Yarragon, Gippsland, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother Pte T P Arthur who died of wounds in France 29/8/16.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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