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Wilfred Eric EARNSHAW

Regimental number53005
Place of birthRedland Bay Queensland
OccupationDental apprentice
AddressArmagh Street, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Earnshaw, Armagh Street, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service7th Infantry
Enlistment date4 March 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Rolla M C Dtls
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Percy Alan EARNSHAW, Australian Army Medical Corps, effective abroad, (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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