The AIF Project


Regimental number516
Place of birthMalvern, England
SchoolRepton, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
AddressEastry, Malvern, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinH Kempson, Eastry, Malvern, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 April 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialErquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Served as STAPLETON true name HUNTINGTON, Ernest HENRY. Parents: Rev. H. and Mrs Frances HUNTINGTON (nee Kempson). Native of Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.