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Ernest Edgar GOSS

Regimental number3758
Place of birthBurrundie, Northern Territory
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressManoora, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.11
Height5' 3.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Goss, Manoora, South Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date25 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Austrlia from Devonport on board HT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 31 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 October 1955
Age at death65
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOSS Ernest Edgar

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