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Mervin Royal REAKES

Regimental number1979
Place of birthMcphail New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPeak Hill Road, McPhail, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Smith Reakes, Peak Hill Road, McPhail, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918

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