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Joseph MERCHANT

Regimental number3530
Place of birthBusselton Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber worker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFriend, Mrs E Hall, Jarrahwood, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma HALL, Garrahwood, Western Australia

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