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Ernest Henry TREVORAH

Regimental number2437
Place of birthPlympton, South Australia
Addressc/o H Trerorah, 55 Lurline Street, West Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 5.75"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Henrietta Trevorah, c/o H Trevorah, 55 Lurline Street, West Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date14 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 27th Bn, Serapeum, 28 February 1916.

Transferred to 1st Pioneer Bn, 13 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 2 April 1916.

Wiounded in action, 22 July 1916 (gun shot wound, head); admitted to 29th Casualty Clearing Station, 23 July 1916; transferred by Ambulance Train, 23 July 1916, and admitted to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 24 July 1916; transferred to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 9 August 1916; to No 5 Convalescent Depot, 19 August 1916; to Base Depot, Etaples, 23 September 1916; rejoined unit, in the field, 14 October 1916.

On leave, 17 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 27 July 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 9 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 27 August 1918.

Marched out for return to Australia, 19 January 1919; marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, 25 Jasnuary 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HT 'City of Poona', 28 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 12 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 14 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as TRERORAH.
Date of death18 October 1952
Place of burialKendrew Oval, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TREVORAH Ernest Henry

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