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Ernest Alexander KILLENDER

Regimental number6300
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 9"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Killender, 15 George Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in the Municipal Navy, Victoria.
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Discharge date30 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Katherine Margaret Frances GILLEY, spinster, 6 August 1917.

Wounded in action, 23 August 1918 (gun shot wound, neck).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 22 December 1918; discharged, Melbourne, 30 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KILLENDER Ernest Alexander

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