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Ernest EATON

Regimental number3047
Place of birthForeston, Launceston, England
SchoolCouncil School
Other trainingWireless training, Army
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBelmont Avenue, Belmont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Eaton, 39 Thron Street, Preston Lancashire, England
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 November 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMendinghem British Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 5), Proven, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Agnes EATON, 11 Moss Rose Street, Preston, Lancs, England

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