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William Ernest ELSTON

Date of birth10 May 1869
AddressHettie Siding via Wongan Hills, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rose Linton Elston Hettie Siding via Wongan Hills, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name16th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion


Unit: 16th Battalion
Promotion date: 13 October 1914

FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918

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