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Eric WEBSTER

Regimental number72
Place of birthRosalie, Queensland
SchoolMilton State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTailor
AddressAlbion Road, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Amelia Webster, Albion Road, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as Cadet under Compulsory Training.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of disease 28 March 1915
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F. Grave No 107), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Toowong Cemetery, Queensland. Parents: Thomas (d. 16 May 1899, aged 33; bu. Toowong) and Mary Amelia (d. 11 May 1949, aged 85; bu. Toowong) WEBSTER
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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