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Ernest Cornelius METCALFE

Regimental number1703
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Joseph Metcalfe, Brisbane Road, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death28 July 1964

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