|Place of birth||Mannum, South Australia|
|School||North Fremantle State School, Western Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Wife, Gladys Westergaard, South Yarra, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 2.5 years in the Rifle Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Unit name||48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Passchendaele Ridge, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Family/military connections||Brother-in-law: 159 Pte Thomas Wood WHITE, 16th Bn, died of wounds, 15 May 1915.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917; marched into 12th Training Bn, Codford, 11 January 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 15 February 1917; transferred to Military Hospital, Parkhouse, 29 March 1917; discharged from hospital, 31 March 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 45 days.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 May 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 21 June 1917.
Reported missing in action, 13 October 1917.
Court of Enquiry, 8 April 1918, concluded: 'Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1918.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WESTERGAARD Ernest|