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Ernest DAFT

Regimental number60906
Place of birthMathinna, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMagnet, Waratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Pearson, 20 Portland Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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