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Ernest NAISH

Regimental number1383
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolSt. Michael's Wood Greer, London England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Bangat Station, Walgett Station, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Naish, c/o Bangat Station, Walgett Station, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death4 October 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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