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Ernest Leslie WOODFORD

Regimental number190
Place of birthNewtown New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
Address17 May Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Woodford, 17 May Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1447 Corporal George Gordon WOODFORD, 4th Bn, killed in action, 29 June 1916.

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