Ernest Albert APPLEBY

APPLEBY, Ernest Albert

Service Number: 1471
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles
Born: Curlewis, Gunnedah, New South Wales, 1 January 1880
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Old Age, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, 6 December 1964, aged 84 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Plot 16, Zone D, Grave 3184
Memorials: Gunnedah Boer War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Trooper, 1471, 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Ernest Albert APPLEBY was born on 1st January, 1880 in Curlewis, Gunnedah, New South Wales

His parents were John William APPLEBY & Ann Marie FERRIER

He served in the Boer War with the 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles and embarked on the ship Maplemore on 15th March, 1901

He returned to Australia on 3rd June, 1902

Ernest married Alvina STANFORD in 1903 - one known child Ernest born 1913

He died on 6th December, 1964 in Marrickville, Sydney & is buried in Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney