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Ernest SQUIRES

Regimental number2021
Place of birthTeesdale Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMrs Elizabeth Squires (mother), Teesdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Samuel Squires, Teesdale, Victoria
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 January 1958
Age at death67
Place of burialTeesdale Cemetery, Victoria

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