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Ernest James SALMON

Regimental number4899
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
Address4 Glenmore Orad, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Salmon, 4 Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Margaret SALMON
Discharge date16 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'A14', 21 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 September 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 16 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 March 1932
Age at death58
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SALMON Ernest James

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