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Reuben Thomas ERSKINE

Regimental number299
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address'Terrigal', Brace Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Winifred Erskine, 2 Theodore Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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