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Ernest Edgar CASBOURNE

Regimental number141
Place of birthBurine, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationUpholsterer
Address185 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Casbourne, 162 Goulburn Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery, (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No.14), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Nora CASBOURNE, 28 Meelive Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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