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Ernest William WEEKS

Regimental number748
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMachinist
AddressAlbert Park, College Road, North Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 8.75"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinFather, William G Weeks, Albert Park, College Road, North Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Field Artillery.
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 December 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 4 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1919
Age at death27
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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