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Ernest Rankine WOODHEAD

Regimental number*8415
Date of birth23 November 1882
Place of birthHill River South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
AddressMcLaren Vale, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Adelaide Woodhead, McLaren Vale, South Australia
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board A59 Botanist on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date1 August 1919
Date of death7 March 1954
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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