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Ernest Arthur SHENFIELD

Regimental number517
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolAlbany Grammar School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressAlbany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Shenfield, Albany, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial, Row D, Grave No. 34), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Ellen SHENFIELD, Aberdeen Street, Albany, Western Australia. Native of Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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