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Henry John MERCER

Regimental number1820
Place of birthKent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o W P B Miles, St Luke's Mission, Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Mercer, Tenterden, Kent, England
Enlistment date8 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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