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Ernest James RAND

Regimental number6078
Place of birthWovenhoe, Essex, England
SchoolWovenhoe Council School, Essex, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W G Rand c/o Mrs G Waller, 45 Hamilton Road, Colchester, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 June 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death22
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row F, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Adelaide RAND, Wivenhoe, Essex
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1945 Pte Oliver George RAND, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 10 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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