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Ernest Thomas PALFRERY

Regimental number6668
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolWest End and Yeronga State Schools, Brisbane, Queensland
OccupationFarmers assistant
AddressMay Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Palfery, May Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date28 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*surname two spellings Palfrery and Palfery
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 17), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Christina PALFERY. Native of Brisbane, Queensland. SPELT PALFERY
Family/military connectionsCousins: No.1665 Lance Corporal John Campbell, 25th Battalion, killed at Pozieres, France and No.2633 Lance Corporal Percy Campbell, Driver Artillery, who died in England on 10th December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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