Roll of Honour Ernest Day

Service number N41662
Also known as Mark
Rank Private
Unit 55th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 07 December 1916
Place of Death Candelo, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of Death Illness (Measles and pneumonia)
Place of Association Candelo, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Candelo Cemetery, Candelo, New South Wales, Australia
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Ernest Day's name is located at panel 160 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Ernest Day's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Fri 02 June 2023 at 12:41am
  • Fri 21 July 2023 at 11:10pm
  • Sat 30 September 2023 at 11:20pm
  • Sat 10 February 2024 at 12:01am
  • Tue 07 May 2024 at 4:18am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.