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Ernest FYFE

Regimental number2142
Place of birthForfar, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressInnisfail, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Fyfe, Belmont Dairy, Forfar, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary FYFE
Discharge date9 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Prinz Ludwig', 9 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 8 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 9 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 October 1925
Age at death34
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, FYFE Ernest

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