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Ernest Maywood was a single 24 year old builder at the time of his enlistment in Ballarat on the 18th of November 1914. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on the 22nd of December 1914.
On the 23rd of February 1917, Ernest was appointed Lance Corporal. He was promoted to Sergeant on the 6th of August 1917.
Ernest was awarded the Military Medal on the 20th of November 1917.
He returned to Australia on the 3rd of December 1918, and was discharged due to the termination of his enlistment period on the 28th of March 1919.
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