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Ernest Wilfred DARE

Regimental number3284
Place of birthDapto, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBooyong, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Dare, Dapto, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 December 1969
Age at death77
Place of burialNowra Cemetery, New South Wales

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