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Ernest Clyde BRIGHTON

Regimental number2108
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationUpholsterer
Address6 Horne Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E Brighton, 6 Horne Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6791
Rank from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Re-embarked as 6791 Private, 24th Bn, 19th Reinforcements, from Melbourne on board HMAT A11 'Ascanius', 11 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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