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Ernest Alfred FIELD

Regimental number4679
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolBathurst Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address38 Mary Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs B Field, 13 John Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Bullecourt and Ypres.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHartenain, France
Age at death35
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Maryan FIELD; husband of Bertha FIELD, 132 Henderson Road, Alexandria, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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