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Albert Ernest GINNS

Regimental number2661
Place of birth'Rosebank', Cooma, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMt Bunyan, Cooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Samuel Ginns, Rosebrook Station, Cooma, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Charlotte GINNS, Castle Hill, Parramatta, New South Wales. Native of Rosebrook, Cooma, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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