Arthur George PRIME MM, MM*

PRIME, Arthur George

Service Number: 933
Enlisted: 27 March 1915, Castlemaine, Vic.
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Castlemaine, Mount Alexander, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: 31 December 1956, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
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World War 1 Service

27 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, Castlemaine, Vic.
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
30 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion
26 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
17 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 24th Infantry Battalion, France
22 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
25 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 24th Infantry Battalion, France
1 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 24th Infantry Battalion, France
3 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second), GSW to neck. Evacuated to hospital (France). Rejoined unit 20 May 1917.
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge
9 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Poelcapelle
31 Oct 1917: Honoured Military Medal, Battle of Poelcapelle, For conspicuous gallantry on 9/10/17 in the attack on Daisy Wood.
21 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918, Gassed. Evacuated to hospital (France). Rejoined unit 7 May 1918.
19 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918
14 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"
12 Jul 1918: Honoured Military Medal and bar, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", At VILLE-SUR-ANCRE near ALBERT on the night 14th/15th June, 1918 this N.C.O. was in charge of 14 O.R.'s who formed the party to make the right entry in a raid consisting of 1 Officer and 48 O.R.'s against 3 enemy posts.
12 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 933, 24th Infantry Battalion, RTA 9 March 1919 for discharge (TPE).

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