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Ernest Edgar PAINE

Regimental number5390
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
Place of birthMount Frome, Mudgee
SchoolLawson's Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMount Frome, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Paine, Mount Frome, Mudgee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with the Australian Light Horse.
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingRainecourt, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth PAINE, Ulan, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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