Arthur Frederick ANDERSON

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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
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3006, Melbourne, Victoria
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3006, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3006, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3006, 7th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Son of Elizabeth Anderson, Queen Street, Ararat, Victoria

Recommended for the Distinguished Conduct Medal (s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com) 

"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."

 

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