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Regimental number6191
Date of birth1886
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
Other NamesABERLE, Earnest
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker's assistant
Address93 Alexandra Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs A S Aberle, 93 Alexandra Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919

Military Medal

'Near POZIERES on 27th July, 1916 carried wounded from the trenches on the right flank to the R.A.P. under heavy fire and then assisted the Medical Officer in the Dressing Station during a very strenuous period. '
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

Awarded the British Empire Medal, 1 January 1970.

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