SANSUM, Arthur Harold

Service Number –   5037.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   16th  Battalion,  transferred  to  48th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   5  November  1915.

Address on Enlistment –   Railway  Station,  Bunbury,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Clerk.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  John  Sansum,  Mother-  Emily  Jane  Sansum,  both  of  Ballarat  East,  Victoria,  Sister-  E.  Simmons,  26  Elm  Grove,  Richmond,  Victoria.

 

Religion –   Methodist.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  31  March  1916  on  HMAT  A9  “ Shropshire  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   14  August  1916.

Place –   Pozieres,  Somme,  France.

Age at Death –   26.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Sunken  Road  Cemetery,  Contalmaison,  Somme,  France  (  Plot  I,  Row  A,  Grave  No. 13  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   147.

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