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Arthur Herbert FAULKNER

Regimental number7233
Date of birth--/05/1892
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
AddressTragowel, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H Faulkner, Tragowel, Victoria
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Discharge date13 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 19 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 April 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 10 September 1917; taken on strength, 23rd Bn, 20 September 1917.

Wounded in action, 3 July 1918; admitted to Lines of Communication Hospital from field medical unit, 5 July 1918; rejoined Bn, 25 July 1918.

Wounded in action, 5 August 1918: remained at duty.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1919; discharged, 13 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 May 1942
Age at death50
Place of burialKerang Cemetery, Victoria

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