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Ernest Royden ELSON

Regimental number3746
Place of birthMinlaton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCleve, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Victoria Elson, Cleve, South Australia
Enlistment date15 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 August 1987
Place of burialCleve Cemetery, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

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