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Ernest Alexander SHEARER

Regimental number568
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph messenger
AddressPattison Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Ann Shearer, Central Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917

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