Ernest John MEWS

Regimental number2597
Place of birthAlbany Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressPO, Albany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Mews, Stirling Street, Albany, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row A, Grave N9o. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Agnes MEWS, Stirling Street, Albany, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal