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Ernest George DORNBUSH

Regimental number512
Place of birthNorth Inchley, England
SchoolSydney Grammar School, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingEngineer
Age on arrival in Australia5 months
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearers expert
AddressMilitary Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Dornbush, Military Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr E.G. and Mrs K.M. DORNBUSCH, Middle Head Road, Mosman, Sydney, Australia. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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