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Horace Ernest COURTNEY

Regimental number2535
Place of birthWindsor, Ontario, Canada
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Address425 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Amelia Courtney, 425 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied Military Hospital, Devonport
FateDied of disease 14 January 1917
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialEfford Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4943), Devonshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and the late Mary COURTNEY; husband of Agnes COURTNEY, 425 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Native of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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