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Oliver Ralph TESTER

Regimental number2695
Place of birthClarendon, South Australia
SchoolClarendon Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressClarendon, SA,
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Tester, Clarendon, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1918
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 10), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Jane TESTER, Clarendon, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4284A George Russell TESTER, 4th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, Messines, Belgium, 2 June 1917.

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