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Ernest Charles MANCER

Regimental number5145
Place of birthRochester Victoria
SchoolRochester State School, Victoria
Other trainingCompulsory Military Training scheme
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationLabourer
AddressBayne Street, Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMr A.E. Mancer, Bayne Street, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 December 1917
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 2), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2716 Pte Albert William MANCER, 60th Bn, killed in action, 12 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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