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Ernest Spencer Wm CARRUTHERS

Regimental number2817
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Address'Glenara', Montague Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, C W Carruthers, Montague Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Field Ambulance, C Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship members of this unit sailed on. Two ships left from Sydney: the 'Ajana' on 31 May 1915 carrying three officers and 98 men and the 'Ceramic' on 25 June 1915 carrying three officers and 129 men.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919

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