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Ernest Augustus Mowbray MICHAEL

Regimental number2933
Place of birthNarua, Fiji
SchoolPublic School, Manly, New South Wales, and King's College, Auckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorekeeper
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H.M. Michael, Sackville Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, NZ
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 January 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23.7
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMorton Cemetery, Yorkshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Ella MICHAEL, Navua, Fiji

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