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Ernest William ARCHER

Regimental number3
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWireless engineer
AddressGovernment Experimental Farm, Dural, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr E L Archer, Government Experimental Farm, Dural, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in ?
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

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

Date of death8 December 1948
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARCHER Ernest William

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