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David Henry ZERK

Regimental number2184
Place of birthMuswellbrook, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMuswellbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Martin Zerk, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Kate Elizabeth ZERK
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1134 Pte William John GAMBLE, 34th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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