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Ernest William TROY

Regimental number692
Place of birthGin Gin Brook, Western Australia
SchoolGin Gin Brook, State School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGingin Brook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Flora Elizabeth Troy, Gingin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 14A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Flora E. TROY. Native of Gingin Brook, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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