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Charles Henry Trischler MERTON

Regimental number10984
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Irene Glendenning Merton, c/o Manager, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, London, England
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name10th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Nora MERTON; husband of Irene WELCH (formerly MERTON, 36 Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, England. Native of Christchurch, New Zealand

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