Victor Arthur PORTER

PORTER, Victor Arthur

Service Number: 3127
Enlisted: 6 January 1917, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion
Born: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Poultry Breeder
Died: Died of wounds, France, 16 May 1918
Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 1V, Row A, Grave 40, Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Abbeville, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3127, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, 3127, 39th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ballarat embarkation_ship_number: A70 public_note: ''
19 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, 3127, 39th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
3 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 3127, Gunshot wound to the head.

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Francis Richard Porter of 34 SydneyStreet, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia. Step-siblings Ernest Thomas Porter, Hazel May Porter, Doris Gladys Porter and Alice Myrtle Porter.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

26 March 1924 - Base Records wrote to Francis R. Porter (brother of Victor) stating that they had been visited in 1919 by a lady claiming to be Victor's wife giving Francis' address as hers.