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RAMC profile of:
Herbert James KARSLAKE
[Service No:  6]

Place or Date
of Birth:
Ilfracombe, Devon on 16 May 1882

Service Number: 6

TF Number: 464003

Rank: S/Sjt

Unit: Wessex Divisional Sanitary Section

Attached To: 1/1st [Wessex] Sanitary Section

Enlistment Location: Exeter

Also Served:

Outcome: Survived the war

Date Died:
Age Died:

Where Buried and/or Commemorated:

Awards: MiD

Gazette Reference: 21/2/1919

Other Information:

Herbert enlisted into the R.A.M.C. (T.F.) on 4th September 1915, and was embodied into the Wessex Divisional Sanitary Section. He was 33 years and 4 months old, and was living at 1 St Peters Terrace, Ilfracombe at the time. On 18th September 1915, he gained promotion to temporary acting Serjeant, and then gained further promotion to Staff Serjeant on 9th October 1915. Herbert left the UK for Mesopotamia on 17th September 1916, and entered war the following 17th October. He returned to the UK on 9th March 1919 and was disembodied on 28th May 1919.

Additional Information: Date Added: Thursday 11 February, 2021
Herbert Karslake was twice mentioned in despatches for 'distinguished and gallant service and devoti...
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Additional Information: Date Added: Saturday 17 February, 2018
Herbert in a lighter moment! [Photograph from the collection of Graham Wills, grandson of Staff Serg...
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Additional Information: Date Added: Tuesday 08 October, 2013
Herbert left home to join up on 1 September 1915. He served with 1/1 Wessex Division Sanitary Sectio...
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