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Marlin Owen PASCO

Regimental number1511
Place of birthKumara, Westland, New Zealand
Other NamesMerlin Owen
SchoolQueenstown School, Otago, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kin..., Miss Gwendoline Werner, Rewanwie via Greymouth, Westland, New Zealand
Enlistment date19 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was greatly interested in entomology, botany and all studies in nature. He was very lovable by nature and of upright disposition.
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLa Neuville British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Solomon and Agnes PASCO; brother of Mrs H. WERNER, Rewanui, Greymouth, New Zealand. Native of Kumara, New Zealand

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