David Ernest Unknown date of birth - Died 3 April 1918 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number52398 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMWellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDavid AWMM SurnameErnest AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number52398 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birthWhakatane, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesWhakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Farmer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Taneatua, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Annie Ernest (mother), Campbell Road, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number52398 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMBay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 13 Jun 1917-19 October 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 87 AWMMVessel was RMS Tahiti AWMMPrivate AWMM; 27th Reinforcements, E Company AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMMWellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Thomas and Anne Ernest, of 48 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland.Brother of Thomas Ernest (21235), who died of wounds on 8 June 1917, in France. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death3 April 1918 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSomme, Northern France, France AWMM Death notesSomme, France AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameGrevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember David Ernest by laying a poppy. Eric Thomas Erne Joseph Erne David Ernest Thomas Ernest Tyler Ernest Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of David Ernest Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21001163Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C4576Further ReferenceHMNZT 87 Tahiti - Tales of a tub : being the story of the ways and woes of that portion of the Twenty-seventh Reinforcement on board H.M.N.Z.T. No. 87, "Tahiti" -- Capetown : Cape Times Ltd., printers : 1917.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-78735Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM67: 23 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.