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Ernest SLINN

Regimental number5760
Place of birthSheffield, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs H Fiddler, 96 Wentworth Street, Sheffield, England
Previous military serviceYes 3 years Royal Navy deserted but pardoned on joining R.A.N. 1 1/2 Royal Aust Navy discharged. (broke leave services no longer required
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas PEARSON and Henrietta HIDGEL
Discharge date28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konig Frederick August', 20 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 28 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death27 December 1939
Age at death46
Place of burialWagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SLINN Ernest

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