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Alfred Ernest KNOWLES

Regimental number1066
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWood machinist
Address17 Rose Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Knowles, 17 Rose Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 1), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Ernest and mary Ellen KNOWLES, 17 Rose Street, West Brunswick, Victoria

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