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Ernesto GENONI

Regimental number5362
Place of birthTirano, Italy
ReligionTheosophy
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrunswick, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.4
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W Genoni, Broomhill, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDischarged 20 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 14 June 1916.

Taken on strength, 16th Nn, in the field, 19 August 1916.

Discharged in London, 18 October 1916, in consequence of joining the Italian Army.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsService number incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 5362.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GENONI Ernesto

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