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John James ERNST

Regimental number15121
Place of birthPotters Bar, Middlesex, England
SchoolHome School, Hertfield, and Grammar School, Enfield, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNedlands Park, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs F H Ernst, 32 Sydney Road, Enfield Town, London, England
Enlistment date9 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 10, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll\
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row BB, Grave No. 4A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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