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Ernest James MEAD

Regimental number2696
Place of birthYork Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWood machinist
AddressNorth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nena May Mead, c/o Mrs Annie Dow, Gosnells, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2696A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 10), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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