Arthur ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Arthur

Service Number: 2251
Enlisted: 16 April 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glebe, New South Wales, 1887
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Stanmore Superior Public School
Occupation: Manufacturer
Died: Died of wounds, Mudros, Greece, 15 August 1915
Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 26 - Headstone reads: He counted not his life dear unto himself
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2251, Liverpool, New South Wales
16 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2251, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2251, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney
9 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2251, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli, Bomb wound (hip, leg and arm)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Martial status at time of enlistment was Widower

Son of Robert and Rachel S Anderson; father of Kathleen Enid Anderson of 'St Columbkill', Albert Street, Petersham, NSW later of 'Narara', Minna Street, Burwood, NSW. Kathleen's joint guardians were S & Edith Anderson

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