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Ernest CAVE

Regimental number2788
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Cave, Musgrave Street, West End South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 3), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary CAVE. Born at Brisbane, Queensland

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