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Ernest Edwin ENSOR

Regimental number155
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
SchoolSpring Flat State School near Bell
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRoma PO, Roma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Ensor, Dalby, West Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRoma, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 20 April 1918
Place of death or woundingJordan Valley, Jerusalem
Age at death26.8
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row W, Grave No. 98), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Teresa ENSOR, "Pretoria", Bell, Dalby, Queensland. Native of Dalby
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Marched out to Serapeum, 23 February 1916.

To hospital, Serapeum, 14 March 1916; admitted to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 16 March 1916 (mumps); discharged to duty, 16 March 1916; rejoined unit, 29 March 1916.

Reverted to rank of Private, 25 April 1916.

Wounded, 19 April 1918 (gun shot wound, leg); admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 19 April 1918; transferred to Anzac Receiving Station, 19 April 1918; to 66th Casualty Clearing Station, 19 April 1918.

Died of wounds, 20 April 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 April 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, ENSOR Ernest Edwin

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