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Ernest Eden TAPSCOTT

Regimental number1042
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSanitary engineer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs A J Tapscott, 172 Gore Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1915

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