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Ernest Edward CHALKER

Regimental number4922
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBushman
AddressKingsdale, via Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, J Chalker, Kingsdale, via Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Place of burialRidge Wood Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 7), Voormezeele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2341 Pte A.S. Chalker, 18th Btn, KIA, 3 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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