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Eric Josiah WESTLEY

Regimental number3429
Place of birthFern Tree Gully, Victoria
SchoolFern Tree Gully No. 1307 State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTramway employee
AddressFerntree Gully, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Westley, Ferntree Gully, Victoria
Previous military service49th Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date5 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death20
Place of burialPerrone Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row V, Grave 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Josiah and Lydia WESTLEY.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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