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Ernest Richard Wilfred POWELL

Regimental number3932
Place of birthConcord, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressRakaia Railway Parade, Leura, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C A Powell, Railway Parade, Leura, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
86
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Cecilia POWELL, Derwent Road, Bringelly, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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