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Ernest Reed ELMS

Regimental number2328
Place of birthBoorowa New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressPenrose, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Elms, 'Wattamondara' via Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1910 Pte Joseph William ELMS, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 4 January 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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