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Albert Frank METTAM

Regimental number3168
Place of birthNapier, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address42 Johnson Street, Boulder City, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height6' 0"
Weight171 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Mettam, 42 Johnson Street, Boulder City, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1918
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No I2), Pas de Calais, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as METTAN.
SourcesNAA: B2455, METTAM Albert Frank

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