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William MERCER

Regimental number3853
Place of birthManchester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W A Mercer, 172 Princess Road, Moss Side, Manchester, England
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1918
Date of death19 February 1927
Place of burialEchuca Cemetery

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