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Ernest Lewis HIGNETT

Regimental number1285
Place of birthWhitegate, Cheshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHotel Australia, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMiss E M Hughes, 17 Phillamore Gardens, Kensington, London, England
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 May 1915
Date of death17 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 186), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Georgina HIGNETT
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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