Guy Hartley ARNOLD

ARNOLD, Guy Hartley

Service Number: 1311
Enlisted: 28 November 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Warwickshire, England, 1887
Home Town: Coolamon, Coolamon, New South Wales
Schooling: North Bosworth School, Leicestershire, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 26 April 1916
Cemetery: Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 33, Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

28 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1311, Liverpool, New South Wales
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1311, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1311, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
26 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1311, 2nd Infantry Battalion

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Son of Ralph and Emma Arnold, of Milton, England and was also known as Greg Hartley Arnold

"Guy Hartley Arnold was born in Warwickshire, England and emigrated to Australia at the age of 23. In England he had worked as a bank clerk but in Australia he worked as a farmer in Coolamon, New South Wales. He also worked as a labourer in Mackay, Queensland. Arnold was 27 years old when he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 28 January 1915. He was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Battalion and departed Sydney aboard HMAT Seang Bee on 11 February 1915. He spent time in Gallipoli and Egypt before moving to France with this battalion. Guy Arnold was killed during heavy fighting on 26 April 1916 and is buried at Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix." - SOURCE (

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