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Ernest Edward ASTON

Regimental number7116
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
OccupationBank messenger
AddressGisborne Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, W B Aston, Cooee Gisborne Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Date of death23 April 1961
Place of burialHeidelberg Cemetery

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