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Ernest Frederick ANDERSON

Regimental number1903
Place of birthBealiba, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressDunluce, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexander Anderson, Dunluce via Dunolly, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMaryborough, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion

FateDied of wounds 14 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 83), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alex and Mary ANDERSON, Dunolly, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of wounds at sea on board HS 'Dongala', 14 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Ernest Frederick

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