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Ernest John LORD

Regimental number1947
Date of birth29 April 1895
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolGoodwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKenilworth Road, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amy Elizabeth Lord, Kenilworth Road, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date2 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19368 Pte Darcy Philip LORD, 14th Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, 4 August 1916; returned to duty, 1 November 1917.

Discharged (medically unfit), 2 August 1919.

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

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