Arthur William Jamieson

First Name: 
Arthur
Middle Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Jamieson
Date of Birth: 
Friday, February 18, 1898
Mother's Name: 
Catherine Mowat Jamieson
Father's Name: 
William Jamieson
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, July 5, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Awards: 
British War Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, October 24, 1918
Place of Death: 
At sea
Cause of Death: 
Heart failure
Details: 

Arthur Jamieson (Service No 60465) was born in the Shoalhaven region on the South Coast of N.S.W. 

Arthur enlisted at the age of 20, when he was single, and working as a labourer.  At this time he lived in Nowra, N.S.W.

He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A41 Bakara with 17th General Reinforcements on 4th September 1918.

On 19th October 1918 William was admitted to the ship's hospital suffering from influenza.  William developed pneumonia and subsequently died of heart failure while still at sea on 24th October 1918.

William is buried at the King Tom Naval and Military Cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa;  Plot 1, Row 97.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, JAMIESON ARTHUR WILLIAM

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