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William Ernest AINSWORTH

Regimental number2101
Place of birthPreston, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs Kennedy, Semaphore Road, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Ainsworth, Pleasant View, Whalley, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPTE (Acting Sergeant)
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date9 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned to Australia from Middle East, 21 Januarg 1916; re-embarked for Enyland,27 June 1916; disembarked Plgmouth, 25 Auyust 1916. Commenced final return to Australia, 25 September 1919; disembarked Australia, 8 November 1919.

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

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