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: London, England, 7 July 1897
Home Town: Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Fircroft Road Council School, London
Occupation: Telephonist
Died: Killed in Action, Fleurbaix, France, 19 July 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
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, SN 60, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 60, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 60, 31st Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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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 (