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Regimental number711
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGingell Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W J Archer, Gingell Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1918
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 82 Pte Henry ARCHER, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919; 321 Corporal William John ARCHER, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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