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Ernest William TYE

Regimental number2477
Place of birthWhroo Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCrusoe Farm, Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William D Tye, Crusoe Farm, Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
Previous military service67th Infantry
Enlistment date21 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollR2477
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Date of death15 January 1970
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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