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Ernest Lescombe PARDEY

Regimental number2346
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotorman
AddressCumberland Avenue, Clarence Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 11.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Pardey, Cumberland Avenue, Clarence Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the 17th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmenta
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date11 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 15 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 11 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 March 1929
Age at death45
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARDEY Ernest Lescombe

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