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Ernest William SANDERS

Regimental number56273
Date of birth26 January 1890
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressNedlands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Christina Sanders, Broadway, Nedlands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 25th ALH.
Enlistment date16 November 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameWestern Australian Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 29 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date18 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Koningin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Perth, 2 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 18 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SANDERS Ernest William

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