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Rupert Alex PALMER

Regimental number486
Place of birthHorsham N/A
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCustoms agent
Addressc/o Fisher, Palmer And Co., South Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinReynolds Palmer, c/o Fisher, Palmer And Co, South Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name on NR is Alexander
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Reynolds and Mary PALMER, Geelong, Victoria. Native of Melbourne

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