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Albert Ernest SALMON

Regimental number1996
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCrown Street Superior Public School, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoxmaker
Address44 Arthur Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McKay, 44 Arthur Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 December 1918
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23.11
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mary MCKAY (formerly SALMON), 44 Arthur Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, and the late Albert SALMON
Family/military connectionsStep-father Pte Alexander McKay incapacitated through war service 19th July 1916, No 3379 2nd Battalion.

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