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Erroll Valldare BANNISTER

Regimental number2781
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
Other NamesValldair
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOsterley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexander Bannister, Stonehurst, Osterley, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1916
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1919
Discharge date28 January 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1956
Place of burialGretna Cemetery

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