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Jabez Hopkins MERRYMAN

Regimental number1981
Place of birthWorkington, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMidland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Next of kinGeorge Merryman c/o Mrs Hannah, Gunnyide, Midland Railway, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMid Junction, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Colac Cemetery, Victoria. Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as MERRIMAN.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MERRYMAN Jabez Hopkins

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