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Eric Charles KNOWLES

Regimental number8396
Date of birth--/03/1896
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressIpswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George H Knowles, Post Office, Ipswich, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military service11th Infantry
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 3, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF31
Promotion date: 1 September 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF31
Promotion date: 1 December 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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