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Alfred Thomas MERRY

Regimental number3322
Place of birthIslington, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Merry, 147 Komleigh Road, Standford Hill, London
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Thomas and Mary MERRY
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For conspicuous good service and devotion to duty throughout the period 25th February - 17th September 1918, especially during the operations at DERNANCOURT on the 5th April, against HAMEL on the 4th July, and during the offensive on the 8th August 1918. The fine example untiring energy, determination and consistent good work of this Warrant Officer have at all times been of great value to his Unit.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 June 1930
Age at death49
Place of burialApple Tree Creek Cemetery, Childers, Queensland

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