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Ernest Arthur KNOWLES

Regimental number684
Place of birthBarnsley England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSt Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H Knowles, St Georges Place, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1950
Age at death56
Place of burialSt Arnaud Cemetery, Victoria

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