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Ernest Frederick VIVIAN

Regimental number2743
Place of birthGold Street, Collingwood, Victoria
SchoolGold Street State School, Collingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressThornbury, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Harriet Vivian, 102 Collins Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Enlistment date13 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Vevers and Caroline VIVIAN; husband of Alice Harriet VIVIAN, 102 Collins Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Family/military connectionsTwo stepbrothers Pte J R Campion 5th Battalion deceased also Pte T W Campion Driver Artillery returned.

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