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Born in Ballarat, Victoria and a Piscatorial expert by occupation, Arthur Harold Brudenell was 26 years and single when enlisted on the 7th of February 1917 in the 37th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 'Ulysses' on the 22nd of December 1917. Trench fever on the Somme on the 31st of May 1918.On the 6th of June 1918 admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, suffering with Influenza; on the 7th of June 1916 transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station; on the 8th of June 1918 transferred to 2nd Red Cross Hospital; on the 19th of June 1918 transferred to England. On the 20th of June 1918 admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, suffering with Trench Fever but discharged to duty on the 19th of August 1918. Left England for return to Australia per Hospital Transport 'Orontes' and was listed as returned to Australia on the 15th of May 1919. Disembarked 3rd Military District on the 28th of June 1916. Appointment terminated on the 23rd of July 1919. Tree No. 2875