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Alfred PALMER

Regimental number1321
Place of birthNorwich England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinAlfred Palmer, 9 Queen's Road, Bayswater, London, England
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A31 Ajana on 30 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has been repeatedly commended by his Officers for devotion to duty and for gallant conduct. He has proved himself conspicuous in his duty as N.C.O. I/Co Stretcher Bearers by his initiative, his readiness to accept responsibility and the efficiency with which he has at all times performed the duties allotted to him. his general conduct, his steadiness, and his soldierly qualities have been a splendid example to others.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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