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Ernest Albert GUYMER

Date of birth10 February 1891 ; secondary dob: 10/02/1892
Place of birthKilkenny, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGeneral practitioner
AddressKilkenny, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G H Guymer, Wilfrena Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia
Enlistment date19 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: No 2 Australian General Hospital
Promotion date: 11 October 1915


Unit: Australian Arnmy Medical Corps, AIF Depot s in the United Kingdom
Promotion date: 28 February 1918

FateDischarged 7 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Surgeon Arthur Howes GUYMER, Australian Army Medical Corps, discharged, 11 October 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, England, France, Belgium (contracted illness; invalided to England; recovered; returned to duty).

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

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