Ernest William TOZER

TOZER, Ernest William

Service Number: 60
Enlisted: 3 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Tooting, London, England, 7 July 1897
Home Town: Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Fircroft Road Council School, London, England
Occupation: Telephonist
Died: Killed in Action, France, 19 July 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais
Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 70
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Postmaster-General's Dept Qld. WWI
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World War 1 Service

3 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
9 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 60, 31st Infantry Battalion,

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9 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 60, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 60, 31st Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix), --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 60 awm_unit: 31st Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1916-07-19

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"...60 Private Ernest William Tozer, Regimental Signallers-Headquarters, 31st Battalion, of Nundah, Qld, aged 18 years. Pte Tozer enlisted on 3 September 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Wandilla on 9 November 1915. He later served as a lance corporal. He was killed in action on 19 July 1916 near Fleurbaix, France. His brother, Lieutenant Henry John Tozer MSM, 15th Battalion, also served in the AIF." - SOURCE (