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Ernest George GESS

Regimental number77
Place of birthHurstville New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Gess, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 202 Pte Stanley Ashton GESS, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918; 5087 Pte Russell Carter GESS, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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