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Ernest Wm Jas SLATCHER

Regimental number1579
Place of birthCairns, Queensland
SchoolGordonvale State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressStannary Hills via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Slatcher, Stannary Hills, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the New Guinea Expeditionary Force in 1914.
Enlistment date13 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Ernest William
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row Q, Grave No. 10), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Amelia SLATCHER, Stannary Hills, Queensland. Native of Cairns, Queensland

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