Arthur CHERRY

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CHERRY, Arthur

Service Number: 6953
Enlisted: 28 September 1916, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Oakey, Queensland, 8 November 1895
Home Town: Oakey, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Oakey State School
Occupation: Butter-maker
Died: Died of wounds, France, 6 June 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Plot 111, Row A, Grave 18
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Oakey War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6953, Toowoomba, Queensland
25 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6953, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6953, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
16 Aug 1917: Wounded Private, SN 6953, 15th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, Shell wound (thigh and left arm)
5 Jun 1918: Wounded Private, SN 6953, 15th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France), 2nd occasion - Shell wound (buttocks)

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Biography

Son of William and Elizabeth Cherry and native of Oakey, Queensland.