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Ernest Fairley PALMER

Regimental number622
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address'Royston', Horton Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edgar Palmer, 'Royston', Horton Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLancashire Cottage Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Field of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Edgar and Lily PALMER. Native of Balmain, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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