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Matthew Sydney PALMER

Regimental number3232
Place of birthPortland Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
AddressSt Kilda PO, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs J K Palmer, 120 Chapel Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 October 1918
Date of death15 September 1957
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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