The AIF Project

Ernest McFarlane BETHUNE

Regimental number26
Place of birthIrrewarra, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationJockey
Address3 Guthrie Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs C Walker, 3 Guthrie Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Ernest
Family/military connectionsBrother: 11653 Lance Corporal Alexander BETHUNE, 4th Australian Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 July 1929
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

Print format