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Ernest Owen KEAR

Regimental number3179
Place of birthWallsend New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWheeler
AddressMetcalf Street, Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Thomas Edward Kear, Metcalf Street, Wallsend, New South Wales
Previous military service15th Infantry
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919

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