Name Arthur Wilden
Number Private 194
Battalion 7th Battalion, A Company
Place of Birth Richmond
Next of Kin His father, Mr. H Wilden of 1 Maghall St East Brunswick. Single man
Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 18/8/1914
Physical details on enlistment Age 26 years 4 months, 5’ 7”, 151 pounds, hazel eyes and brown hair
Religion Church of England
Date and place of death
He was missing in action at Anzac Cove on 25/4/1915. A court of enquiry on 5/6/1916 declared him to have been killed on 25/4/1915
Location of grave memorial
He has no known grave and is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli Turkey.
Relationship to Woorayl Shire
He is considered to have been working in the Meeniyan area
- His name is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
- 18/8/114 He enlisted
- He had spent 1½ years in the militia infantry
- 19/10/14 embarked Melbourne on HMAT Honorata
- 12/1/16 a Court of Inquiry declared him wounded and missing
- 5/6/16 declared killed in action
- 18/7/67 His sister, Phyllis May Cooper nee Wilden applied for his Gallipoli medal.
- His effects consisted of a disc, knives, purse, compass, 2 badges
- His parents wrote to ask what happened to him in March 1918, was he drowned, killed on beach, they must know something as they recovered his belongings. These had been received in February 1918.