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Alfred PALMER

Regimental number2064
Place of birthDarwin Northern Territory
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressForest, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliz Palmer, Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth PALMER, Somerset, Tasmania. Native of Stowport, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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