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Ernest Cleveland ROFFEY

Regimental number2137
Place of birthLismore, New South Wales
Other NamesRoffey, Ernest C
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
Address37 Short Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Roffey, Union Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military service2 1/2 years Cadet training
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Date of death28 December 1930
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, NSW
Discharge date30 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 22 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 30 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 December 1930
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROFFEY Ernest Cleveland

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