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John PALMER

Regimental number1962
Place of birthWallaroo South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSchroeder Street, Wallaroo, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Alvena Grace Palmer, Schroeder Street, Wallaroo, South Australia
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsTwo Brothers: William and Reginald Vincent PALMER
Other details

Son of Sophia and William Palmer

War Service: France, Belgium, Western Front
Date of death14 April 1976
Place of burialCremated. Ashes in the General Section of the Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia

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