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Ernest David Ray LEA

Regimental number7110
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach trimmer
AddressRobertson Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S M Lea, Robertson Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 March 1926
Place of burialDaylesford Cemetery, Victoria

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