2445 Arthur WELLS

Date of enlistment 16th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Died of Wounds – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick

Wells 2445.jpgBuried at Puchevillers British Cemetery




Summary of Private Wells WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
30th July 1916 France Died of Wounds at 3rd Casualty Clearing Station
27th July – 30th July 1916 France Wounded in Action
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
15th March 1916 Egypt Re-joined Battalion
6th March 1916 Egypt Admitted hospital, Moascar, Canal Zone – mumps
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
4th August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
23rd July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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