Name: Ernest George Kerslake

 

Birth Date: 1890 Where: Ennoa, Victoria
Died: 6 March, 1917 Where: Malt Trench, Warlencourt, France
Place of Enlistment: Melbourne, Victoria Age: 25
Serial Number: 2026 Battalion: 26th
Rank on Enlistment: Private Rank on Discharge/Death: Sergeant

Awards: 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 1920, Victory Medal,

 

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17 July

1915                      Enlisted

11 Dec.

1915                      Gallipoli

21 March

1916                      France

6/7 June

1916                      Trench Raid

29 July – 27 Aug.

1916                      Pozieres (Sausage Valley)

4 August

1916                      Pozieres

6 September

1916                      Belgium

October

1916                      Ypres and Dernacourt

3 November

1916                      Battle of Ancres Heights & Fricourt

Febuary

1917                      Warlencourt

1 March

1917                      Promoted Sergeant

6 March

1917                      Killed in Action, Attack on Malt Trench

 

 

 

 

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