Ernest John (Ernie) RAWLINGS


RAWLINGS, Ernest John

Service Number: 910
Enlisted: 16 October 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Theebine, Queensland, 28 December 1891
Home Town: Cordalba, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Howard State School
Occupation: Locomotive Fireman
Died: Died of wounds, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 28 April 1918, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Vignacourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Isis District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 910, Brisbane, Queensland
5 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 910, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 910, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
6 Jul 1917: Wounded Private, SN 910, GSW (left hand)
25 Apr 1918: Wounded Private, SN 910, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, 2nd occasion - GSW (chest)

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