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Mervin Ashby EARL

Regimental number3739
Place of birthAngaston, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTailor
AddressAngaston, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 11.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Earl, Angaston, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Mervin Ashby
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Discharge date15 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Murvin.

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