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Ernest MERRIFIELD

Regimental number4484
Place of birthKatanning Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Alice Paynter, Carlisle Street, Katanning, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 03-6 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Sarah DUXBURY (formerly MERRIFIELD), 176 Wittenoom Street, Boulder City, Western Australia, and the late Joseph MERRIFIELD. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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