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Ernest Albert GUYMER

Date of birth10 February 1891 ; secondary dob: 10/02/1892
Place of birthKilkenny, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGeneral practitioner
AddressKilkenny, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G H Guymer, Wilfrena Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia
Enlistment date19 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: No 2 Australian General Hospital
Promotion date: 11 October 1915

Major


Unit: Australian Arnmy Medical Corps, AIF Depot s in the United Kingdom
Promotion date: 28 February 1918

FateDischarged 7 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Surgeon Arthur Howes GUYMER, Australian Army Medical Corps, discharged, 11 October 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, England, France, Belgium (contracted illness; invalided to England; recovered; returned to duty).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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