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Ernest HIRD

Regimental number48
Place of birthNewcastle England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressHawkesbury College, Richmond, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs Hird, County Hotel, Jarrow-on-Tyne, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death30 October 1940

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