Ernest George SELLARS

Birthplace
West Haldon
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Pastrycook
Enlisted
08-September-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
4909
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 15th Reinforcements
Embarked
28-March-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
2nd Lieutenant
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
23-June-1918
Place
Hamelet, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

Brother of 1546 Private Albert John Sellars.

 

Ernest Sellars arrived in France in June 1916. In April 1917 he was wounded in action but remained on duty. In France in June 1918 he was killed in action at Hamelet. He was only 20.