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Ernest Alfred JEFFS

Regimental number3584
Place of birthAdelong, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs A J Jeffs, 11 Bernard Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet JEFFS; husband of A. JEFFS, 36 Eades Place, West Melbourne, Australia. Native of Adelong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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