Ernest Stanley RANDALL

RANDALL, Ernest Stanley

Service Number: 3958
Enlisted: 29 May 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Strathpine, Queensland, Australia, 22 November 1896
Home Town: Strathpine, Moreton Bay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Queensland, Australia, 12 June 1977, aged 80 years
Cemetery: Albany Creek Memorial Park-Cemetery & Crematorium, QLD
Memorials: Pine Shire Council Roll of Honour, Samson Vale Honour Board, Strathpine District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, 3958, 25th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland
31 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3958, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1,

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31 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3958, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
10 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Ernest had two brothers who also enlisted, 6612 Spr David Randall (/explore/people/205421) died of wounds in Belgium 27 Oct 1917 and 951 Pte. John Randall (/explore/people/258670) who joined on 18 Mar 1916 but was returned to Australia in 1918 when his underage status was discovered (he enlisted aged 15 years and 10 months).

Ernest's parents were George Randall and Louisa Marshall. Ernest was working as a labourer when he enlisted on 25 September 1915. His unit embarked 31 January 1916 from Brisbane on board A62 HMAT Wandilla. After the war Ernest lived at Samsonvale with his Parents and brother William, he worked as a labourer. Two of Ernest's brothers enlisted, David Richard [6612] and John [951], David was killed.