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Ernest WALLIS

Regimental number161
Place of birthRichmond New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic and motor driver
Address'Ivanhoe', Kurrajong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Wallis, Ivanhoe, Kurrajong, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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