Arthur Rupert BLISS MM

BLISS, Arthur Rupert

Service Numbers: 2559, Q225917
Enlisted: 8 June 1915, Place of Enlistment, Brisbane, Queensland.
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 7th (QLD) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: STEWKLEY, ENGLAND, 17 September 1894
Home Town: Kooroongarra, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural Causes , Millmerran, Queensland, Australia, 20 July 1967, aged 72 years
Cemetery: Millmerran Cemetery, Queensland
Protestant 3C, Grave No 13.
Memorials: Millmerran War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2559, 9th Infantry Battalion, Place of Enlistment, Brisbane, Queensland.
16 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2559, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
16 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2559, 9th Infantry Battalion
25 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion
6 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 49th Infantry Battalion
4 Oct 1916: Honoured Military Medal
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, 49th Infantry Battalion, GSW to Chest.
27 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, 49th Infantry Battalion, GSW to Forearm.
24 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, 49th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

9 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), SN Q225917, 7th Qld. Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps.
19 Apr 1942: Involvement Lieutenant, SN Q225917
19 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN Q225917, 7th (QLD) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
19 Apr 1942: Enlisted
22 Oct 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN Q225917, 7th (QLD) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
22 Oct 1945: Discharged

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