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Ernest George SELLARS

Regimental number4909
Place of birthWest Haldon, Queensland
SchoolWest Haldon and East Toowoomba State Schools, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastry cook
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C R Sellars, Delacey Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death23 June 1918
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row F, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary SELLARS, Delacy Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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