Ernest Esserman

Alias 1898 Aron Esserman; 1905 Aaron Ernest Esserman (?)
Born 1877 (WWI service records & naturalisation); 15.03.1891 (WWII service records)
Place Courland, Latvia
Ethnic origin Jewish
Religion Jewish
Father Louis Esseman
Mother Fay Esserman
Family Wife Beatrice (Bessie) Hilda Esserman (nee Grimish), married 1916; brother-in-law [Arthur Levy](../Levy)
Arrived at Australia from Hamburg
on 26.03.1892
per Solingen
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Wee Waa, Sydney
Occupation 1898 dealer in merchandise, 1905 hawker, 1916 bookmaker, 1935 agent, 1940 clerk
Naturalisation 1898 (NSW)
Residence after the war Sydney
Died 5.04.1965, Sydney

Service #1

Service number 26426
Enlisted 8.05.1916
Place of enlistment Sydney
Unit 5th Brigade, 22nd Howitzer Brigade, 2nd Division Ammunition Column
Rank Gunner, Driver
Place Western Front, 1917
Casualties WIA 1917
Final fate RTA 24.01.1918
Discharged 17.04.1918

Service #2 – WWII

Service number N72118
Enlisted 26.04.1940
Place of enlistment Paddington, NSW
Rank Private
Discharged 1.06.1940


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