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August Carl MEYER

Regimental number1757
Date of birth30 August 1896
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address137 Townsend Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Meyer, 137 Townsend Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateDied of illness 5 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLe Chateau Communal Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 46), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: August and Mary MEYER, 9 Rankin Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7371 Pte Albert Leslie MEYER, 51st Bn, killed in action, 15 September 1918; 2823 Pte Edward Martin MEYER, 51st Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1918; 996 Driver Frank Rounsevell MEYER, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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