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Regimental number82
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGingell Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinW J Archer, Gingell Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 711 Pte Alex ARCHER, 57th Bn, killed in action, 27 February 1918; 321 Corporal William John ARCHER, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 September 1941
Place of burialChewton Cemetery

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