Arthur Frederick ANDERSON

ANDERSON, Arthur Frederick

Service Number: 3006
Enlisted: 28 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, September 1895
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway employee
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 18 August 1916
Cemetery: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
Plot 11, Row R, Grave 2, Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3006, Melbourne, Victoria
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3006, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Wiltshire embarkation_ship_number: A18 public_note: ''
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3006, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
18 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 3006, 7th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3006 awm_unit: 7 Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1916-08-18

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Son of Elizabeth Anderson, Queen Street, Ararat, Victoria

Recommended for the Distinguished Conduct Medal ( 

"A company runner who both day and night of 24th, 25th and 26th of July, during the battle of Pozières, displayed great bravery by continuously delivering messages to various parts of our front, frequently passing through the severe artillery barrages."