Ernest ANDERSON

ANDERSON, Ernest

Service Numbers: 2018, V45261
Enlisted: 24 August 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1 May 1892
Home Town: Clifton Hill, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clothes presser
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2018, Melbourne, Victoria
26 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2018, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
26 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2018, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
25 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2018, 22nd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
27 Jul 1916: Wounded Private, SN 2018, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Pozières
12 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 22nd Infantry Battalion
4 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 22nd Infantry Battalion
15 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 22nd Infantry Battalion
8 Oct 1917: Wounded Sergeant, SN 2018, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, 2nd occasion
17 Jul 1918: Wounded Sergeant, SN 2018, 22nd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", 3rd occasion - gas
6 Jan 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 22nd Infantry Battalion
6 Apr 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 22nd Infantry Battalion
21 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 22nd Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

21 Oct 1939: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Lieutenant, SN V45261, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Bright, Victoria
1 Nov 1945: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Lieutenant, SN V45261, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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