Ernest Charles JUDD

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JUDD, Ernest Charles

Service Number: 3266
Enlisted: 9 March 1916, Kadina, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 31 October 1882
Home Town: Wallaroo, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Norwood Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 20 June 1918, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Vignacourt British Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row A, Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, National War Memorial (South Australia)
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World War 1 Service

9 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3266, Kadina, South Australia
27 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3266, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3266, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Malakuta, Adelaide
20 Jun 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3266, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Merris (France), Shell wounds (back, abdomen and buttocks)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles William Judd and Mary Ann Peterson; Husband of Coralie Judd (nee Duryea) of Elder Street, Wallaroo. Ernest and Coralie were married on 21 September 1911 in the Methodist Parsonage at Wallaroo, SA

Father of Edith Lorna Judd and Eleanor Mary Judd

Brother of Edith Alice Judd, Adelaide Charlotte Judd, Florence Maud Judd, May Bush Judd and Edgar William Judd.

Also worked on the Railway.

Suffered with Chillblains during his service in france

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

"...3266 Private Ernest Charles Judd, 32nd Battalion. A labourer from Wallaroo, South Australia, prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 7th Reinforcements from Adelaide aboard HMAT Malakuta on 27 June 1916 for Devonport, England. He joined his battalion on the Western Front, France in late November 1916. Due to illness he was evacuated to England in late January 1917 where he remained for treatment, recuperation, furlough and detachments for 15 months before rejoining the 32nd Battalion near Corbie, France on 10 April 1918. Pte Judd was wounded in action near Amiens, France, and died of these wounds the same day. He is buried in the Vignacourt British Cemetery, France. He was aged 35 years." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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