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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

Occupation Labourer

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

Military history

His name is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
18/8/114 He enlisted
He had spent 1� 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.


WILDEN, Arthur

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