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Ernest Joseph COMLEY

Regimental number1061
Date of birth28 June 1876
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolGlenelg Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Christina Comley, Charlotte Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date11 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Reinforcements (March 1915-May 1919)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Matunga on 20 December 1916
Family/military connectionsSon: 6674 Pte Sydney William James COMLEY, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 November 1917.
Other details

War service: New Guinea.

Previously served in the South African War.

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