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Ernest WELLS

Regimental number3656
Place of birthWinton Victoria
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressWilga, Donnybrook, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Charlotte Augusta Wells, Wilga, Donnybrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 November 1961
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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