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John PALMER

Regimental number903
Place of birthOatlands Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriett Maria Palmer, Whitefoord, Oatland, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 April 1943
Age at death62
Place of burialSt Peter's Anglican Churchyard, Oatlands, Tasmania

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