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Ernest Chapman Winfield ARCHIBALD

Regimental number503
Place of birthPannoobamairm, near Rochester
SchoolBamawm State School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressPannoobamawm, near Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Archibald, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 December 1916
Place of death or woundingHouplines, France
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row b, Grave No. 37), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth ARCHIBALD, Pannoobamawm, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 504 Lance Corporal Harold James ARCHIBALD, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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