Arnold, Alfred (1467)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 39 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 8 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 1467            view online service record

Address:
1 Nicholson Terrace, Nicholson Street
East Brunswick, VIC

Next of Kin:
Margaret Arnold (wife)
1 Nicholson Terrace, Nicholson Street
East Brunswick, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 23 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Ceramic A40
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment – 12th Reinforcements

Fate:
KIA: Sunday, 7 October 1917
Place: Belgium


Driver, 4 Field Artillery, killed in action, 7 October, 1917, Belgium, aged 40, commemorated Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium.

Parents: William and Elizabeth ARNOLD, wife Mrs Margaret ARNOLD, born Port Melbourne. He enlisted at 39 years of age, a labourer with his wife in Nicholson Street, East Brunswick. Directories around the time he was born suggest his father was a fishmonger in Bay Street.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

Comments

  1. Brian Membrey says

    “Driver A. Arnold of 11th Batty (previously with L.H) was killed on the Corduroy Track going to Westlock Ridge while on a 8 horse team. The lead driver “Hobby” Henderson and another driver were also killed outright by two shells which also killed the team and I hear a fourth driver died of wounds … (Robinson, Dr. G. 11th Batty.) (Victorian BDM reveals a second given name of Henry)

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