George Alexander ARTHUR

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ARTHUR, George Alexander

Service Number: SX12415
Enlisted: 26 April 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bowden, SA, 16 January 1916
Home Town: Norwood (SA), South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Egypt, 22 July 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Plot A111, Row h, Grave 20 Roll of Honour Bowden, El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein, Marsa Matruh, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mount Gambier War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1941: Involvement Private, SN SX12415, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
26 Apr 1941: Enlisted Adelaide, South Australia
26 Apr 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX12415, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography

2/43 Battalion

Rank - Private

Son of Thomas and Isabell Arthur; Husband of Gladys Ivy Arthur, of Kensington, South Australia