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Arthur John ASTON

Regimental number13255
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
SchoolHigh St State School, Prahran, Victoria
Other trainingStott's Correspondence College
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPrinter
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W B Aston, 'Cooee', Gisborne Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave 77), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Baynham and Emma Amelia ASTON, "Cooee", Gisborne Street, Elsternwick, Victoria. Native of St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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