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Herbert Ernest ANDERSON

Regimental number2033
Place of birthToolamba, Victoria
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBournefield Park, Oakey, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr Isaac Anderson, Bournefield Park, Oakey, Queensland
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2030 Pte Henry ANDERSON, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 16 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 May 1955
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery

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