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Ernest Robert AINSWORTH

Regimental number1859
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMarion Street, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs E.M. Ainsworth, 11 Saint John's Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialLondon Cemetery and Extension (Plot 5, Row D, Grave No 12), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edward and Emma Mary AINSWORTH, 24 Royal Avenue, Giles Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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