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Ernest John WILLS

Regimental number2943
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
AddressLaverton PO, Laverton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Georgina Eltringham, Crompton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 2 June 1917
Place of burialPont d'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 3), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Susannah WILLS

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