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Alfred William MERCER

Regimental number2618
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address358 King Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Sullivan, 358 King Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Other details

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

Date of death8 January 1956
Age at death59
Place of burialApollo Bay Cemetery, Victoria

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