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Ernest Samuel Arthur EMMERSON

Regimental number4479
Place of birthFootscray, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressQueen Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W E Emmerson, Taradale, Queen Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Cyclists' Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of influenza.
FateDied of disease 16 November 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVandencourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 27), Maissemy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Ernest and Elizabeth Sophia EMMERSON, "Taradale", Queen Street, Footscray, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 105 Pte Albert Edwin EMMERSON, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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