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Regimental number3849
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
SchoolCalliungal North State School, Mount Morgan, Queensland
AddressBaree, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Walter Mercer, Baree, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date21 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Calliungal North State School Roll of Honour ('Died for Love of Country'), Mount Morgan Memorial Hall, Queensland.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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