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Ezart, Alfred Edward (150)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 19 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 19 January 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 150            view online service record

55 Best Street
North Fitzroy, VIC

Next of Kin:
Francis Amelia Ezart (mother)
55 Best Street
North Fitzroy, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 10 May 1915
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion

KIA: Saturday, 26 August 1916
Place: France

Private, 21 Infantry, killed in action, 26 August, 1916, France, aged 20, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

Parents: John Alfred and Frances EZART, born Port Melbourne, educated Nott Street SS. Ezart enlisted as a 19-year-old glass blower with his mother in North Fitzroy, circular returned from there showing it as the place of association for her late son. He was originally posted as Missing, confirmed killed in action by a Court of Enquiry, August, 1917, no known grave. Directories at the time of his birth show the family at 169 Graham Street, brother 6322, Charles Thomas EZART, born Yarraville enlisted from the North Fitzroy address. Noted the pair’s father died on 5 February, 1918.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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