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Ernest Phillip EMSLEY

Regimental number67
Place of birthHackney, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address15 Little King William Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 8.5"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha Jenny Emsley, 15 Little King William Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1915
Discharge date16 January 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 15 August 1915; disembarked Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 19 January 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1922
Age at death41
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (4 West 1), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, EMSLEY Ernest Phillip

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