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Alfred Alexander MERRIEL

Regimental number358
Place of birthLachlan, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressWalgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Jane Merriel, Fifield PO, Fifield, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot XI, Row A, Grave No. 27), (Enclosure No. 4), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily MERRIEL, 'Lachlan', Wellington Street, Mascot, New South Wales

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