Arthur Edmond Starr

First Name: 
Arthur
Middle Name: 
Edmond
Last Name: 
Starr
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, February 17, 1881
Mother's Name: 
Mary Starr nee Rice
Father's Name: 
James Starr
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, September 27, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Gunner
Unit: 
Field Artillery
Company: 
37th Battery
Service: 
Artillery
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, March 14, 1963
Details: 

Arthur Edward Starr (Service No 1790), was born in Campbelltown, N.S.W.

At enlistment, he was single, 34 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Bulli, N.S.W.

Arthur embarked on HMAT A60 Aeneas, with the 7th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement, on 20th December 1915. He arrived in Egypt on 17th January 1916, and was transferred to the 10th Field Artillery Brigade, on 1st April 1916. Arthur then went to France, arriving on 13th June 1916, with the 37th Battery, and saw service on the Western Front.

On 15th July 1917, Arthur was wounded in action. He was treated for gun shot wounds to his back, returning to duty on 18th August 1917. Arthur was returned to Australia in May 1919, and discharged on 3rd August 1919.

In 1933, Arthur married Edith Towers, in Bulli, N.S.W.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, STARR ARTHUR EDWARD

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