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Victor William Marshall HOMER

Regimental number1917
Place of birthConcord, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolCoraki Richmond River School, Coraki, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCoraki, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Albin Homer, Coraki, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Victor William
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No.3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albin adn Alicia HOMER, Coraki, New South Wales. Native of Concord, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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