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Ernest Albert PORTBURY

Regimental number17541
Place of birthNorth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William J Portbury, Sydney Street, Kilmore, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameCavalry Divisional Signal Squadron 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st SW Signal Sqd
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919

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