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Regimental number4092
Place of birthWarragul, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChurch Street, Warragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Jacob Elliott Decker, Church Street, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date23 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jacob Elliot and Emily DECKER, Church Street, Warragul, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 882 CSM Jacob Elliott DECKER, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918; 431 Corporal William DECKER, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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