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Ernest Benjamin PALFRAMAN

Regimental number3367
Place of birthHull, Yorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBulimba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Palframan, Thorpe Street, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date21 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Other detailsWas subjected to gas while on active service
Date of death1945 (approx 16 July)
Place of burialCremated at Brisbane Crematorium, Mt. Gravatt. His ashes were scattered at sea by a grandson who was in the Navy (out from Morton Bay, Queensland)

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