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William Clarence ERSKINE

Regimental number19751
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAnnandale Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Geo W Erskine, Little Church Street, Ryde, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 10 June 1917

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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