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Selby William SERMON

Regimental number5431
Place of birthNortham Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressSeabrook via Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Sermon, Grass Valley, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5658 Pte Harold Henry SERMON, 28th Bn, died of wounds, 10 June 1917; 5663 Pte Francis Thomas SERMON, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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