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Ernest BEST

Regimental number28947
Place of birthWanganui, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWashoutman, railway
AddressBelmore Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs L M Best, Belmore Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 May 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

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