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Ernest Hugh William ANNETT

Regimental number3596
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolRichmond Hill State School, Queensland
Other trainingSalesman
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Address1 Reuss Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Hugh Annett, Cloncurry, Queensland
Previous military service30th Infantry; Served in the Cadets
Enlistment date3 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Pleurisy at Le Catuea, France. Was taken Prisoner of War at Villers-Bretonneux on 4 April 1918, was in machine gun section and died 4 August 1918. (Mother)
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 4 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLe Chateau Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 97), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Isabella ANNETT, Verdun Street, West Kogarah, New South Wales

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