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Ernest Walter WESTON

Regimental number364
Place of birthPorepunkah, Victoria
SchoolPorepunkah State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
Addressc/o W Weston, Porepunkah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W H Weston, Mt Buffalo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 4th Light Horse, Brighton District.
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateDied of wounds 5 December 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death26
Place of burialRamleh War Cemetery (Row B, Grave 49), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Susan WESTON
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lance Corporal Charles W. Weston, No. 3138, died of illness, 28th October 1918.

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