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Alfred Hugh HOMER

Regimental number110
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolCentral State School, Dana Street, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address17 Windermere Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Homer, Coolgardie PO, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2557
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine HOMER, 67 Bunting Street, Burnley, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned from Gallipoli. Re-enlisted as 2557, PTE, 57th Bn, 5th Reinforcement, and embarked from Melbourne, 25 September 1916, on board HMAT A9 'Shropshire'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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