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Ernest William JORDAN

Regimental number4438
Place of birthBeccles, Suffolk, England
SchoolCouncil School
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o H Smith, Prince of Wales Hotel, Blackall, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, James Jordan, Beccles, Suffolk, England
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1916
Place of death or woundingNot Stated
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 166), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James H. and Lucy JORDON, Beccles, Suffolk, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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