Herbert John ARTHUR


ARTHUR, Herbert John

Service Number: 2031
Enlisted: 7 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glenburnie, Mount Gambier, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Wail, Victoria
Schooling: Wail South State School, Victoria
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium, 13 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dimboola Memorial High School WWI Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

7 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
25 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2031, 38th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
25 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2031, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Father William Arthur and Mother Eliza (nee _____), Glenburnie, Mount Gambier, South Australia

Brother #2032 Pte George Alfred ARTHUR, 38th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.

Described on enlisting as 32 years old; single

7/4/1916         Enlisted

25/9/1916       Embarked from Melbourne onboard the HMAT A9 Shropshire
                       38th Battalion, 3rd reinforcements



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13/101/1917    Killed in action - Passchendaele

buried in:         No known grave
                       Commemorated in  The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
                                                      Panel 25, Belgium

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan. 22/10/2014.  Lest we forget.