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Joseph HAMER

Regimental number1467
Place of birthLancashire England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressLyndhurst Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, William Hamer, Birch House, Aston under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date21 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1321
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XII, Row H, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ann HAMER, Birch House, Ashton-under-Lyne, England

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