Arthur Rupert CONISBEE

CONISBEE, Arthur Rupert

Service Number: 788
Enlisted: 17 July 1915, Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brighton, Victoria, Australia, 31 October 1887
Home Town: Rutherglen, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Rutherglen State School
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 August 1916, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais
Plot I, Row L, Grave 33
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra RSL Honour Rolls, Cootamundra War Memorial, Rutherglen St. Stephen's Anglican Church Great War Memorial Reredos
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 788, 29th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 788, 29th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 788, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne

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Biography contributed

Arthur Rupert CONISBEE was born on 31st October, 1887 in Brighton, Victoria

His parents were John Nash CONISBEE & Elizabeth KING

He enlisted in Melbourne on 17th July, 1915 and embarked from Melbourne on the HMAT Ascanius on 10th November, 1915 with the 29th Infantry Battalion

Arthur was Killed in Action in France on 23rd August, 1916 and is buried in the Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery