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Earnest Henry Dempsey

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Earnest Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Dempsey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    38358 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Wright (sister), Nymagee, via Hermidale, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    38358 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    24 November 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • My great uncleErnest was born in Adaminaby NSW in 1896 and christened Ernest Henry WARE. On Anzac Day 2018 my niece Julie is in Belgium searching for his memorial at Buttes Cemetery while I am updating the Ware records on Monaro Pioneers having found a gallant man who chose to enlist under an assumed name for his own good reason.

      I can now rest having searched to find you for some years. My thanks to all who helped in the search. Cpl G. Thorp 2/722549 Public - Gregory - Other relative - 26 April 2018 - Librarian at NZ Military Museum and others including the author of "Bloody Gallipoli"

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26 April 2018GregorySYDNEYOther relative