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Ernest Alfred ORGILL

Regimental number674
Place of birthDandenong, Victoria
SchoolDandenong State School No 1403, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressScott Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Henry Orgill, Scott Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War as a member of he 5th Contingent.
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBeaumetz, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 43), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hengy and Sarah Ann ORGILL
Family/military connectionsBrother: 675 Sergeant Arthur Garfield ORGILL, 5th Pioneer Bn, killed in action,Vaux, france, 11 April 1917.

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