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Ernest George JEFFREYS

Regimental number6134
Place of birthCasterton, Victoria
SchoolCasterton State School, Victoria
Other trainingServed in the Cadets
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressBahgallah Road, Casterton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Jeffreys, Bahgallah Road, Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 15), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth JEFFREYS, Bahgallah Road, Casterton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree brothers, all wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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