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Ernest Arthur RAINS

Regimental number636
Place of birthDiapur Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation master
AddressDiapur, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James Rains, Diapur, Victoria
Enlistment date23 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentCSM (WO Class II)
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Railway Operating Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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