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Ebenezer ROUND

Regimental number2346
Place of birthSouth Staffordshire England
AddressSouth Kolan, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Zerinah Round, Kolan South, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 10 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 18), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ebenezer and Zermiah ROUND. Native of Quarry Bank, Staffordshire, England

Military Medal

'At the Battery position near LONGATTE on the 22nd April 1917 under very heavy shell fire, Gunner ROUND assisted in digging out three men who had been buried in a trench by a bursting shell. Though twice knocked down by concussion of enemy shell bursts, he continued his task till all three men were released. He then assisted in carrying them through a shell-swept area to the Dressing Station.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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