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Ernest JEFFERY

Regimental number4520
Place of birthBladder House, North Hill, Launceston, Cornwall
SchoolNorth Hill National School, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Mr R Jeffery, North Hill, Launceston, Cornwall, England
Previous military serviceDied at Felding at Value interred at Woldfried Velu Grave No 569
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 8 September 1916
Place of death or woundingVelu
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Martha JEFFERY, Bladder House, North Hill, Launceston, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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