The AIF Project

Ernest CORNELL

Regimental number4404
Place of birthGasfield, near Halstead, Essex, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Cornell, Bradfield, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWandsworth Cemetery (Australia 18), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Alice CORNELL, Church Road, Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format