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Charles Robert MERCHANT

Regimental number3194
Place of birthKarridale Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressHolyoake, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Hall, Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Date of death29 January 1953
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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