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Benjamin John MERRITT

Regimental number1075
Place of birthWilmington South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Addressc/o Mrs E Wilks, 17 Chapple Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinWife, Mrs E L Merritt, c/o Mrs E Wilks, Chapple Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918

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