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Ernest Clifton MARA

Regimental number3803
Place of birthJamestown South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlaster modeller
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9.5"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Mara, Jamestown, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in Senior Cadets; 3 years in 17th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; time expired.
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date18 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: R2394 Pte Clarence John MARA, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken prisoner of war, 22 August 1916.

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

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