ANDERSON, Ernest Edward
(Service number 27193)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||16 March 1895||Place of Birth||Pleasant Point|
|Address at Enlistment||C/o W. J. Wills, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Edith ANDERSON (mother), P.O., Outram|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||17th Reinforcements, J Company|
|Date||25 September 1916|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||1 Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||15 January 1977||Age||81 years|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
Ernest Edward Anderson was the third son of Robert August and Alice Edith (Edith, née Box) Anderson. He was educated at Pleasant Point School. He married Mary Ellen Cordner in 1922. His brother Henry Leslie Anderson also served in World War I, and his oldest brother William Robert Anderson enlisted.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 April 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [April 2020]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [07 April 2020]
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