Arthur James Aloysius MAUDSLEY MID


MAUDSLEY, Arthur James Aloysius

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 4 May 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1881
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: St. Patricks College, Melbourne
Occupation: Public Accountant
Died: Killed in action, France, 31 August 1918
Cemetery: Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu
Grave Ref. 11 C 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, MCC Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918 - Melbourne Cricket Club
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World War 1 Service

4 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
20 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 38th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
31 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 38th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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Arthur James Aloysius MAUDSLEY was born in 1881 in Melbourne, Victoria

His parents were Frederick MAUDSLEY and Annie MALONE

He had previous service as a Lieutenant in the Citizen Military Forces  in 1905 and was aslo Area Officer for Fitzroy. At the time of enlisting he had 12 years serving with the Militia & was still a serving Officer

Arthur married Frances Hale REA on 12th September 1911 in St Patricks Cathedral, Melbourne - they had one child Frances May Rea MAUDSLEY born in 1913

He enlisted for WW1 on 4th May, 1916 with the 38th Battalion, D Company - Unit embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT Runic on 20th June 1916

Arthur was promoted to Captain and then a Major - he was also twice Mentioned in Dispatches

He was Killed in Action by a shell in the field while leading his battalion near Feuillacourt in the advance on Mont St Quentin on 31st August, 1918  - he is buried in Hem Farm Military Cemetery & also commemorated on the Australian War memorial & the Melbourne Cricket Club Roll of Honour.