Arthur Samuel CANE

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CANE, Arthur Samuel

Service Number: 3221
Enlisted: 31 August 1915, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 55th Infantry Battalion
Born: Chatswood, New South Wales, 10 June 1897
Home Town: Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales
Schooling: Chatswood State School
Occupation: Electrician
Died: Died of wounds (POW of Germany), Dulmen, Germany, 23 November 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery
Memorials: Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial (Ballarat), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3221, 17th Infantry Battalion, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
20 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3221, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3221, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
20 Jul 1916: Imprisoned Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
23 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3221, 55th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"PRISONERS OF WAR.  PRIVATE A. S. CANE

Private A. S. Cane, 19 years of age, who was previously reported missing in France on July 20, and is now said to be a prisoner of war in Germany, is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Cane, Orchard-road, Chatswood. He was employed in the Raliway and Tramway Department." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 14 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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