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Ernest MATSON

Regimental number2632
Place of birthPort Adelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Matson, 11 Forrest Avenue, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

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