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Ernest KINGSTON

Regimental number2611
Place of birthWinchester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHughenden, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinUncle, John Kingston, Hughenden, Queensland
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 26), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Agnes K. KINGSTON, 23 Amity Road, Reading, England. Native of Winchester, Hants, England
Family/military connectionsCousin: 405 Pte Frederick George KINGSTON, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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