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Nigel Erle Douglas ARTHUR

Regimental number777
Place of birthInverell, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNullamana, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 10"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Arthur, Nullamana, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Clan Mccorquodale on 6 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.

Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 27 July 1915 (dysentery and pyrexia); transferred by HS 'Rewa' to Alexandria, 6 August 1915, and admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo.

Transferred to Enteric Fever Hospital, Port Said, 15 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kanowna', 20 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee other entry for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARTHUR Nigel Erle Douglas

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