Charles MERCER

Regimental number2450
Place of birthPatea, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAsphalter
Address24 Elswick Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinBrother, Fred Mercer, 105 George Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
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Parents: Henry and Amelia MERCER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 February 1930
Age at death53
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales