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Maurice Weston PALMER

Regimental number1104A
Place of birthLitcharm, Swaffham, Norfolk
SchoolThe Grammar School, Swaffham, Norfolk
Age on arrival in Australia14
Next of kinAttwell Palmer, Pentney, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1104
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave 73), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Attwell Lynch and Frances Weston Palmer of Pentney, Norfolk, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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