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Ernest Wilford TARGETT

Regimental number1709
Place of birthBurragate, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School (Burragate? Pambula?), New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressLochiel via Pambula, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Frederick John Targett, Lochiel via Pambula, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 120), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and E. TARGETT, Pambula, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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