Arthur Clarke BONGERS

Arthur Clarke Bongers Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Orange NSW
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
30-October-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
27
Status
Single
Service No
21
Rank
Private
Unit
42nd Battalion, A Company
Embarked
05-June-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
August 1918
Notes

Brother of 48 Corporal Frank Barton Bongers (KIA).

 

Arthur Bongers arrived in France in November 1916. In July 1917 he became ill and was invalided to London’s Passmore Edwards Hospital. He re-joined his unit in France in February 1918 but returned to England in July following a nervous breakdown. He was invalided to Australia in August and discharged in December.

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