Service Number: 6948
Enlisted: 23 October 1916, Enlisted at Bathurst, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, United Kingdom, 1895
Home Town: Dunedoo, Warrumbungle Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Board School, London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Poperinghe, Belgium, 22 September 1917
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XX1V, Row C, Grave 1A Headstone inscription reads: His work is done his rest is won Mother, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dunedoo District Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

23 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6948, Enlisted at Bathurst, NSW
9 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 6948, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 6948, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Sydney
3 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 6948, Gunshot wound to the legs

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 17 and a half years. Address prior to enlisting was Anglewood, Dunedoo, NSW

Son of John and Elizabeth Archer of 41 Garden Road, Folkestone, Kent, England

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal