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Ernest CONGDON

Regimental number3300
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address50 Jersey Street, Jolimont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E Congdon, 50 Jersey Street, Jolimont, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Return to Australia date recorded on Nominal Roll as 12 June 1919
Other details

Sailed from Fremantle. Proceeded to France from middle east. Hospitalised several times (1916, 1918, 1919) due to ill health. Received gun shot wound to the left side of chest (1st Pioneer Battalion) on 3 October 1916 (France) which required hospitalisation in England

Returned to Australia per H.T. 'City of Exeter'disembarking Fremantle, Western Australia

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