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Ernest John ANDERSON

Regimental number162
Place of birthWerribee, Victoria
OccupationRailway detective
AddressGeelong Road, West Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anderson, Geelong Road, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name6th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 163 Pte William ANDERSON, 6th Bn.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death6 July 1925

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