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Reginald MERCHANT

Regimental number997
Place of birthGloster England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBrimpton Lake, via Mt Hope, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFriend, Miss Ruby Bessie Bishop, Brimpton Lake, via Mt Hope, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 December 1973

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