Arthur Lane Kemp was born in Ballarat.
Sapper Arthur Kemp (7732) enlisted on 17 October 1916, at which time he was a 42 year old workman and inspector of mines. His brother, Robert Kemp, was next of kin as his parents were dead. He left Australia on the Anchises on 08 August 1917. He was discharged with Phthisis and returned to Australia on 06 July 1918. 
- He states that in 1914 in Australia he was ill with a bad cough and that his condition was suspected to be "Miners Complaint:. In camp before leaving Australia he was in Hospital for 3 months with gonorrhoea. He was in hospital on the transport from Australia form 15 August 1917 to 20th October 1917 and his condition was diagnosed as phthisis. He was in Windsor Street Aux.. Military hospital, Liverpool from 02 October 1917 to 18 January 1918. His case was diagnosed as bronchitis and it is recorded that five five negative tests for T.B. were made.
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