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Ernest William GROVES

Regimental number848
Place of birthMerton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressRomsey, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Groves, Romsey, Victoria
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 June 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 31 December 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemtery (Row D, Grave No. 244), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary GROVES

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