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Ernest Robert PACKER

Regimental number1843
Place of birthPetersham, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway labourer
Address2 Railway Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Packer, 'Glenholme', Queen Street, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1970
Age at death76
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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