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Cecil Ernest SEARLE

Regimental number3894
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
AddressBeatrice Street, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Bell Searle, Beatrice Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date22 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Quorn Primary School Roll of Honour, Quorn, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6826 Pte Milton Donald SEARLE, 50th Bn, killed in action, 13 October 1917; 3951 Pte Spencer Roy SEARLE, 50th Bn, killed in action, 16 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 September 1967

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