Ernest Alfred IRWIN

IRWIN, Ernest Alfred

Service Number: 5724
Enlisted: 28 July 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia , 1885
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Presentation Convent, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Upholsterer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 1 August 1917
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
XXV L 10A,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Launceston Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, 5724, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
11 Oct 1915: Involvement Gunner, 5724, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Nestor embarkation_ship_number: A71 public_note: ''
11 Oct 1915: Embarked Gunner, 5724, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
1 Aug 1917: Involvement Gunner, 5724, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 5724 awm_unit: 2 Field Artillery Brigade awm_rank: Gunner awm_died_date: 1917-08-01

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of James and Mary IRWIN

Husband of Isobel IRWIN