Arthur BINNS


BINNS, Arthur

Service Number: 171
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Laverton, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Yarraville, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 26 Last seen during an attack on a German Officers trench
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 171, Enlisted at Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 171, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 171, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
6 Jun 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 6th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 14th Battalion to the 6th Battalion in the field
7 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 171, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Binns of 1 Leek Street, Yarraville, Victoria

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