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Ernest Alexander HARPLEY

Regimental number1223
Place of birthCootamundra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's labourer
AddressArgyle Street, Carlton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs F D Harpley, Argyle Street, Carlton, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917

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