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Reginald Wallace PALMER

Regimental number2641
AddressCraig Street, Warragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H R Palmer, Craig Street, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Corps Routine Orders

Recommendation date: 31 October 1917

FateDied as a result of accident 2 April 1918
Place of burialToutancourt Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 922 Pte Charles Francis PALMER, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 October 1915.
Other details

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

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