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David Mercer FREW

Regimental number17976
Place of birthHillgrove New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressPaddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Francis Elizabeth Frew, 51 Regent Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st and 2nd Field Troops
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers, A Mounted Division
FateReturned to Australia 23 April 1919
Date of death27 July 1968
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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