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Ernest John GATES

Regimental number6426
Place of birthWoollahra New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationDairy produce merchant
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Gates, 98 Blues Point Road, McMahons Point North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion Details
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919

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