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Ernest Francis TANIAN

Regimental number1810
Place of birthHeathcote, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School, Heathcote, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressRedhill, Heathcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinJ Tanian, Redhill, Heathcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date28 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gallipoli; died in Alexandria Hospital, Egypt.
FateDied of wounds 10 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 155), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie TANIAN, Red Hill, Heathcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers:
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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