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Ernest Henry TUTTLEBEE

Regimental number3091
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
SchoolFramantle Boys, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStriker
Address36 Ellen Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J W Tuttlebee, 36 Ellen Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed three years with Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBapaume Post Military Cemetery, (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."' Parents: William John and Harriet Jane TUTTLEBEE, 36 Ellen Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Guy Hurtridge, killed 14 August 1916. Cousin: William Wenn, killed 18th October 1917.

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