Arthur Hector SARGENT


SARGENT, Arthur Hector

Service Number: 689
Enlisted: 17 February 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cargo, New South Wales, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Cargo, Cabonne, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 3 February 1917
Cemetery: Martinpuich British Cemetery
Row E, Grave 2,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Head St Oswald Anglican Church Memorial Prayer Book, Rozelle Sydney Harbour Trust Officers and Employees Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 689, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
12 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 689, 17th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 689, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
16 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 17th Infantry Battalion, At Erquinhem
29 May 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 689, 17th Infantry Battalion, Shell wound to the hand. Invalided to England on the 10 June 1916
3 Feb 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 689, 17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Attestation paper has his name as Arthur Hector Sargent but  some researches have  his middle name spelt Hicton.

Son of Arthur O. and Annie Elizabeth Sargent of Cargo, NSW

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