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Ernest Albert Stanley EMMERTON

Regimental number411
Place of birthGayndah, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.5
Height5' 8.25"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMary Emmerton, Big Hill, Marulan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Gayndah Light Horse.
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 September 1914
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Discharge date26 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Darwin', 15 November 1918; disembarked Sydney, 26 December 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged Brisbane, 26 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Mamlam, New South Wales.
SourcesNAA: B2455, EMMERTON Ernest Albert Stanley

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