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Reginald PLAYER

Regimental number1860
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCycle and motor salesma
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Player, Locking Road, Weston Super Mare, England
Enlistment date24 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot (II, Row D, Grave No. II), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Annie PLAYER; husband of Hannah PLAYER, Cheshire Farm, Wooroolin, Queensland. Native of Bridgwater, Somerset, England

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