|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||St Peter's School, Eastern Hill, Victoria|
|Address||Corner Victoria Parade, off Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Bonetti, corner Victoria Parade, off Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Citizen Military Forces for 3 years.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 20 July 1915 and posted to 5th Bn, 15th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 60th Bn, 20 April 1916.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||22|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 19), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on Red Cross File No 450601: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BONETTI Ernest Edward
Red Cross File No 450601