Service Number: 3453
Enlisted: 31 August 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Killarney, Queensland, 16 January 1895
Home Town: Killarney, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Mountain View State School, Spring Creek, Killarney, Queensland
Occupation: Bushman
Died: Killed in Action, Pozieres, Somme Sector, France, 29 July 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Killarney War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Toowoomba, Queensland
3 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3453, 25th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
3 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3453, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane

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25 Battalion

Rank - Private

21 March 1916 - Embarked for overseas from Alexandria

27 March 1916 - Disembarked at Marseilles

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of James and Martha Arbuthnot of Killarney, Queensland. 2790A Pte Walter George Arbuthnot, 2nd Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919