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Ernest Henry CORNISH

Regimental number798
Place of birthOatlands Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBellerive, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, George Cornish, Andover, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1968
Age at death84
Place of burialOatlands Uniting Cemetery, Tasmania

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