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Lelia Lloyd ERNST

Regimental number1046
Place of birthWarialda, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPeak Crossing, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Stacey, Peak Crossing, Queensland
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 December 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death30.3
Place of burialCite Bonjean Miliary Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 11), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Catherine STACEY (formerly ERNST) and the late Jacob ERNST, Peak Crossing, Ipswich, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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