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Ernest Victor STEERS

Regimental number19421
Place of birthLondon, England
OccupationMasseur and male nurse
AddressCharters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 10.5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs R E Steers, Pernhardt Street, Paddington, Queensland
Previous military serviceYes Nine Years R.A.M.C. Term of Service completed
Enlistment date1 November 1917
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary Ann STEERS
Discharge date20 June 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919, for onward travel/and re-embarkation on HT 'Dongola', to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 20 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death8 December 1934
Age at death47
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEERS Ernest Victor

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