Sergeant Eric Nightingale Lear

First year at Wesley 1906
Personal information Left hand bowler for the North Melbourne Cricket Club. Also Captain of the 22nd ASC Cricket Club in France. A member of the Civil Service Rowing Club.
Date enlisted 17/08/1916
Unit enlisted Headquarters 3rd Division Training - Service Number 10966
Service details Died of shot gun wounds incurred on prior day. His unit was supplying material to 3rd Division in the Messines area prior to the commencement of the third battle of Ypres. It is most likely he received his wounds in Belgium, but the No 2 ACCS where he died was over the border in France.
Date of death 24/07/1917 - 25 years of age
Unit details 3rd Div Train Australian Army Service Corps
Cemetery/Memorial place Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck - Plot 1, Row V, Grave 12
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