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Arthur Roy EARL

Regimental number2931
Place of birthMallala, South Australia
SchoolMallala State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMallala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Ann Earl, Mallala, South Australia
Previous military service2 years in the 23rd Light Horse.
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateDied as a result of accident 26 June 1917
Place of death or woundingShellal, Palestine
Age at death24.10
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 57), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Eliza EARL, Mallala, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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