Ernest Richard SAWYER

Poppy

SAWYER, Ernest Richard

Service Number: 206
Enlisted: 12 January 1915, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Warrow, South Australia, 20 February 1882
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Port Lincoln Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 10 June 1918, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Cowell Men from Franklin Harbour WW1 Roll of Honour, Cowell War Memorial, Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1, Port Lincoln Garden of Remembrance
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 206, Oaklands, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 206, 27th Infantry Battalion
31 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 206, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 206, 27th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 206, 27th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux
10 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 206, 27th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

Help us honour Ernest Richard Sawyer's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.