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Ernest George CASEY

Regimental number2638
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address31 Arthur Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Casey, Ewengella, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial, Row C, Grave No. 6), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
ParentsL George and Emily CASEY, Dennison Street, Carrington, New South Wales. Born at Bathurst, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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