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Army Number: NX36559Image not available
First Names: Ernest Keith
Known as:
Rank: L/Cpl.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Amy Violet GHIGGIOLI
Date of Birth: 31/7/1918
Place of Birth: Wagga Wagga, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 19/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Westby, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Wagga Wagga, NSW
Date taken on strength: 6/12/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 13th Infantry Training Battalion, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Ship to Singapore: Served in New Guinea
Embarkation Date: 12/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 1/7/1942
Cemetery: Rabual Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Panel 12
Memorial: Bonnie Springs, NSW
Information: Taken on strength with 2/30 Bn. on 6/12/1940; transferred to 1 Independent Company on 10/5/1941; embarked Zealandia (HMTZ) on 12/7/1941; disembarked Kavieng on 24/7/1941; taken POW in New Guinea, lost at sea when Japanese ship Montevideo Maru sunk by USS Sturgeon off Philippines; missing, presumed dead on 1/7/1942
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