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Ernest LAPEYRE

Regimental number1782
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
SchoolMoora State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A Lapeyre, Rushworth, Victoria
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded in Palestine, died in hospital in Cairo.
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 229), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Auguste and E. LA PEYRE
Family/military connectionsNephews: 6942 Pte Ernest Francis SHEARGOLD, 22nd Bn, died of wounds, 3 June 1918; 66149 Frederick George SHEARGOLD, NZEF
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

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