|Place of birth||Cairns Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Harlin Road, Ipswich, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Henry Meyers, Harlin Road, Ipswich, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Noted Ernest Henry NR|
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon in the attac with great dash and initiative, showing high qualities of leadership. When the final objective was captured he carried out reconnaissances in front of the position, and worked untiringly to secure the position against counter attacks. When all the other officers became casualties he took command of his company and held on under severe fire until relieved.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Bar to Military Cross
'Near Lihons, on 10th August 1918, he organized sections of various companies with marked ability, thus saving many casualties. He and another officer went forward and located a strong point which was holding up the advance, and which was at once dealt with. Next day he filled up a gap in the line, having to pass through Auger Wood, which had not been mopped up. He showed conspicuous gallantry and leadership.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
2nd Bar to Military Cross
'At Villeret on 18th September 1918, he showed brilliant leadership and great gallantry. At the second objective he advanced to the line of exploitation, thus enabling the troops on either flank of him to come up. His reports were of great value to his Commanding Officer, and on the line of exploitation being captured the defensive positions chosen showed a thorough knowledge of the tactical situation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross and 2 Bars, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|