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Ernest Hext COLE

Regimental number485
Place of birthCobden, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressCamperdown
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Cole, Cabrico, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4851
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 13 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 155 Pte Lionel Wilson COLE, 8th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 8 August 1915; 156 Pte Dyson Frederick COLE, 8th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 7 August 1915; 1544 Pte Alywin Arnold Isaiah COLE, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 18 February 1918; 88 Pte Nicholas Robert COLE, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 October 1918.

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