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Ernest George GEALE

Regimental number1692
Place of birthBoolora Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressSmithton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Geale, Smithton, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5092 Pte John William GEALE, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 15 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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