Ernest Edward CHALKER


CHALKER, Ernest Edward

Service Number: 4922
Enlisted: 24 July 1915, Enlisted at Goulburn, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 45th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wollongong, New South Wales, 1890
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bushman
Died: Killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 15 October 1916
Cemetery: Ridge Wood Military Cemetery
Plot 111, Row A, Grave 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4922, Enlisted at Goulburn, NSW
8 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4922, 2nd Infantry Battalion
8 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4922, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Sydney
29 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 45th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 2nd Battlion to the 45 Battalion in the field
15 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4922, 45th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Jane Chalker. Next of kin was brother of J. Chalker of Kingsdale via Goulburn, NSW; Brother of Austin Stanley Chalker who was killed in action on 3 August 1916 while serving with the 18th Battalion andhas no known grave

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal