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LOMAS Ernest Edward
Motor Transport Driver - Wagonman
2nd Mechanical Transport Company - 300 Company Reinforcement
1 March 1989
Whaley Bridge, Stockport, Cheshire
25 September 1916
24th January 1917
H.M.A.T. A28 Miitaides

24th January 1917 – Embarked per H.M.A.T. A 28 Miltiades – Adelaide 27th March,1917 – Disembarked - Devonport – Marched in from Australia – Parkhouse, England 18th August,1917 – Proceeded overseas to France – Reinforcement Australian Army Service Corps Mechanical Transport (AASCMT) 25th August,1917 – Marched in ex England – Havre 27th January, 1918 - Marched into Australian General Base Depot (AGBD) - Rouen 2nd February,1918 –Marched into Assistant Director of General Stores & Clothing (ADGC) Taken on strength 16th March,1918 – Overseas 2nd Australian Divisional Mechanical Transport Company (ADMTC) Taken on Strength Transferred in from ADSC AIF order 1159 11th May,1918 – Crime – Contravention of (ASO) 374 i.e.: Exceeding the speed limit: Award - 1 Days pay by OC Unit Major Goss. 28th August,1918 – Admitted To Hospital sick (Pleurisy) he was transferred to several hospitals and did not perform any more duties. 27th September,1918 – 11th October,1918 – Furlough – to report to No2 Command Depot- Weymouth. 20th October,1918 – Returned to Australia per HT Borda 19th December, 1918 – Discharged.

General Information Ernest Edward was born 1st March,1889 in Whaley Bridge Cheshire, the son of Isaac Edward Lomas & Eliza Howard, married 1878 Macclesfield, Cheshire, England

11th Feb 1909 – Arrived in Australia per Friedrich Der Grosse.

Description – Age – 27years - Height 6ft ½ in Weight – 147lbs – Medium Complexion – Hazel Eyes – Brown Hair – Religion – C of E – NOK – Mother Eliza Lomas – Address Start Farm, Whaley Bridge, Stockport, Cheshire, England – Occupation – Motor Driver. 1913 – Ernest Edward Lomas, Yandina, Timber Getter

5th September , 1919 - LOMAS- CUNNEEN.- at Holy Trinity Church, South Brisbane, by Rev.S. Watkins, Driver Ernest Edward Lomas, late A.I.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. I. Lomas, Manchester, England, to Enid Constance, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Cunneen, Brinkway, Hawthorne-street, South Brisbane. 1919 – Living at Pikedale Settlement Stanthorpe, Farmer – Enid Constance Home duties. 1925- 1977 Living at 45 Mackay St, Windsor, Brisbane – Clerk 1979 - Enid Constance passed away 1981- Ernest passed away aged 85 years

LOMAS Ernest Edward
LOMAS Ernest Edward
Returned to Australia
20th October,1918 per HT Borda
Brisbane - Qld
85 years
Cremated Brisbane

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