Arthur William CHALLENGER

CHALLENGER, Arthur William

Service Number: 890
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kew, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mill Hand
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 35, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 890, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, 890, 12th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Medic embarkation_ship_number: A7 public_note: ''
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, 890, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arthur and Emily Challenger; husband of Lily Challenger of 26 Lawler Street, Subiaco, WA formerly of 83 Jusman Road, Subiaco. Father of Frederick James Challenger

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

Also served in the Militia

Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

His younger brother 4038 Pte. Frederick Gordon Challenger 32nd Battalion AIF, was killed in action 30 November 1917, age 26.