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Ernest MEADOWS

Regimental number1188
Place of birthBirmingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address516 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, Jack Meadows, 516 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date8 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 93), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Eliza MEADOWS, 61 Mountford Street, Sparkhill, Birmingham, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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