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Wilfred Stanford MERLIN

Regimental number8006
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationS S teacher
Address'Ottawa', 16 Oak Grove, Ripponlea, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olinda Merlin, 'Ottawa', 16 Oak Grove, Ripponlea, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 1 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHem Communal Cemetery (Grave by entrance gate), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W. and C. MERLIN, 522 Egdeard Street, Ballarat, Victoria

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