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John Robert PALMER

Regimental number2955
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver and linesman
AddressPaddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Fred Palmer, 54 Morland Road, Copper Mill Lane, Walthemstow, London, England
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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