FORTESCUE, Arthur Henry

Service Numbers: 6455, N348941
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd (NSW) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Freshwater, UK, 14 March 1884
Home Town: Gayndah, North Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: 4 December 1965, aged 81 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Gulgong Cemetery
Memorials: Gayndah Reid's Creek No 261 Rifle Club Roll of Honour, Gayndah War Memorial, Gulgong District Soliders Memorial, New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 6455, 7th Infantry Brigade Train, Brisbane, Qld.
24 May 1915: Embarked Sergeant, 6455, 7th Infantry Brigade Train, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
24 May 1915: Involvement Sergeant, 6455, 7th Infantry Brigade Train, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '21' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''

World War 2 Service

3 May 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, N348941, 23rd (NSW) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Mudgee, NSW

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918