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Ernest John COLLIS

Regimental number40
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Address27 Cardwell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Collis, 27 Cardwell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1916
Date of death7 January 1962
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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