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Ernest Murray Davington KELEY

Regimental number421
Place of birthPort Adelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKingscott, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Keley, Kingscott, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 767 Pte Harold Percy KELEY, 19th Bn, killed in action, 14 November 1916; 721 Pte Henry KELEY, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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