Ernest SELKIRK MID

SELKIRK, Ernest

Service Number: 2572
Enlisted: 16 August 1915
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Minyip, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Jarrahdale, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber Yard Foreman
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 9 June 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Jarrahdale Roll Of Honor WW1, Jarrahdale War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2572, 28th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Involvement 2572, 28th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Embarked 2572, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Fremantle
9 Jun 1917: Involvement Second Lieutenant, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
7 Nov 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches

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