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Ernest Luke PAYNE

Regimental number4094
Place of birthSt Georges Row, Camberwell, London, England
SchoolWalsall School, Wesley, England
Age on arrival in Australia43
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuggy saddler
Address501 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Ethel Harriet Payne, 66 Beacon Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a good athlete.
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie near Village Hamlet, France
Age at death49
Age at death from cemetery records49
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 13), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Harriet PAYNE. Native of Walsall, Staffordshire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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