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John MERTON

Regimental number3180
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGardener
Address17 Ross Street, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, Aelxander Merton, 17 Ross Street, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Date of death29 November 1942
Place of burialSkipton Cemetery

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