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Reginald Oine ERSKINE

Regimental number5366
Place of birthBalmain, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
Address160 Beattie Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Erskine, 160 Beattie Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Reginald Orme
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21.9
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemerery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 18), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Naomi ERSKINE, 6 Evans Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connections"Cousin: William Erskine, who won merits but do not know his address." Details from Mother.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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