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Ernest HEMMINGS

Regimental number2914
Place of birthLambton, New South Wales
SchoolLambton State School, Lambton, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMachinist
AddressWickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Hemmings, 71 Railway Lane, Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as a Miner before the start of the War.
FateKilled in Action 28 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 4), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary HEMMINGS; husband of Elizabeth HEMMINGS, 71 Railway Lane, Wickham, New South Wales. Native of Lambton, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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