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Ernest Henry COLWILL

Regimental number7485
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPresser
AddressThorn Street, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Fairburn, Thorn Street, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Date of death28 August 1956
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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