Arthur KAYE

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KAYE, Arthur

Service Numbers: 37582, V13715
Enlisted: 18 October 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Recruit Reception Depot
Born: Malmsbury, Victoria, 21 March 1883
Home Town: Fryerstown, Mount Alexander, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Baker
Died: Died of Illness, Victoria, Australia, 9 July 1944, aged 61 years
Cemetery: Fryerstown Cemetery, Victoria
C. of E. Plot. Row 5. Grave 35
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 37582, Melbourne, Victoria
9 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37582, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
9 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37582, Field Artillery Brigades, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37582, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column

World War 2 Service

5 May 1941: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN V13715, Royal Park, Victoria
9 Jul 1944: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Corporal, SN V13715, Recruit Reception Depot, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Father of VX54574 Pte. Arthur Kaye (/explore/people/634570) (jnr) who died as a POW of Japan, in Thailand on 26 Oct 1943, just 8 months before his father