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Ernest Samuel Gordon MYERS

Regimental number2490
Place of birthRye, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRye PO via Dromana, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellen Myers, Rye PO via Dromana, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 November 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 18), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary Ellen MYERS, Rye, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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