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Basil KERSLAKE

Regimental number653
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationReporter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. S.P. Kerslake, 14 Law Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A36 Thirty Six on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Selina Penelope KERSLAKE, 14 Law Street, Launceston, Tasmania

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