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Ernest James SAMMONS

Regimental number3227
Place of birthWaterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolGeorge St Public School, Redfern, New South Wales
AddressOvens Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James T Sammons, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SAMMONS, "La Meuse", Lilli Pilli, New South Wales. Native of Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales

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