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Mervyn Ernest HAZEN

Regimental number5341
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
SchoolState School, Yarrawonga, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLynch Street, Yarrawonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert A Hazen, Lynch Street, Yarrawonga, Victoria
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBusseboom, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, row A, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Ellen HAZEN, Burwood, Victoria, Australia. Nataive of Yarrawonga, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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