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Ernest John Willis was born in Ballarat and enlisted there on 24th July 1915. He was a miner, 34 years old and a bachelor. He was posted to the 4th Heavy Trench Mortar Battery, with Regimental No. 2943. He received serious wounds when an artillery shell exploded nearby , and he died on 2nd June 1917. He is buried in Pont d'Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe, France.
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