|Place of birth||Co Monaghan, Ireland|
|Address||20 Degrave Street, Parkville, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Erskine, Crosses, Monaghan, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||60th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/77/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2598 Pte Henry ERSKINE, 49th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria, 2 August 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 August 1916.
Marched into 15th Training Bn, England, 21 August 1916.
Found guilty, 30 October 1916, of being absent without leave from 12.00 am, 24 October 1916, to 7.00 pm, 27 October 1916; awarded 8 days Field Punishment No 2; forfeited a total of 11 days pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 November 1916; marched into 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 12 November 1916; marched out, 28 December 1916; taken on strength, 58th Bn, 30 November 1916.
Admitted to 29th Casualty Clearing Station, France, 12 May 1917 (gun shot wound right arm); to 32nd Stationary Hospital, 17 May 1917; transferred to England, 18 May 1917; admitted to Charing Cross Hospital, Strand, 19 May 1917; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 1 June 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 June 1917.
Found guilty, 23 June 1917, of being absent from Tattoo Roll Call until 9.45 pm, 22 June 1917; awarded 3 days confined to base.
Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT Suevic, 27 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit), 28 January 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ERSKINE Alfred|