Ernest Noy

Name: Ernest Henry Noy

Rank: Private

Service Number: 3740

Units Served: 48th Battalion

Personal Details: Ernest Henry Noy was born October 1884 at Brompton, South Australia. He was the elder son of Louise Jane Noy and wife of Violet Maude Noy.

Enlistment Details: he enlisted on the 7th September 1915 as a private from Adelaide at the age of 21 and 11 months

Details about his role in War: Ernest Henry Noy embarked from Adelaide on the 2nd of December 1915 on the R.M.S “Malwa”.  

He fought with the 48th Battlaion in Pozieres, and was shot in the thigh on the 7th of August Ernest was treated in England and rejoined his unit in February 1917 only to fight and die in the first battle of Bullecourt on the 11th April 1917. His body was never found.

Age at Death: 22 yrs 6 months

Memorial Details: Villers-Bretonneux

Interesting Material: His name sits next to his younger brothers on the memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, they fought and died together.


Commemorated by


Emily Cock

2nd December 2008