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Albert James PALMER

Regimental number4284
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLineman
Address38 Henry Street, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Palmer, 38 Henry Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

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

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