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Charles Lewis McERLAIN

Regimental number53479
Place of birthOxford, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, P McErlain, Evan's Flat near Laurence, Otago, New Zealand
Enlistment date15 March 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1918
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919

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