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Ernest PARFITT

Regimental number625
Date of birth--/02/1891
Place of birthHuntingdon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWatchmaker
AddressSt Ives, Huntingdonshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Abbert Parfitt, St Ives, Huntingdonshire, England
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF18
Promotion date: 16 August 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: INF18
Promotion date: 9 December 1916


Unit: Perm Super List

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty in attack.'
Recommendation date: 10 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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