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Born in Ballarat, Ernest Albert Liddell was a married 24 year old bag cutter at the time of his enlistment on the 16th of July 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on the 23rd of November 1915.
On the 18th of July 1917, Ernest was wounded in action. He was invalided to England on the 24th of July, and admitted on the 25th of July to the 2nd Southern General Hospital in Bristol, England with a gunshot wound to his back.
He rejoined his unit on the 10th of December 1917. On the 21st of October 1918, Ernest was appointed Lance Corporal.
on the 29th of May 1919, Ernest returned to Australia, and was discharged on the 20th of July 1919 due to the termination of his enlistment period.
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