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Ernest John JEAL

Regimental number1358
Place of birthLewisham, Kent, England
SchoolFolkestone Grammar School and Kent College Canterbury, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia33
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J J Jeal, Filwood, Hythe Kent, England
Previous military serviceServed six years in the East Kent Buffs Territorial Battery
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death27 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial 44), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Emily JEAL, Silwood, Hythe, Kent, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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