Arthur Ernest ANDERSON


ANDERSON, Arthur Ernest

Service Number: 596
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Ravenswood, Queensland, 21 December 1892
Home Town: Ravenswood, Queensland
Schooling: Ravenswood State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Quinn's Post, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 14 May 1915, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC
Row D, Grave 3, Quinn's Post Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 596, Townsville, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 596, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 596, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of England, Brisbane
14 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 596, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Son of Nils Otto and Martha Anderson, of Ravenswood, Queensland.

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

Originally  buried at Pope's Hill Cemetery. Chaplain G Green officated. Later reburied at Quinn's Post Cemetery