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Horace Russell MAYERS

Regimental number23069
Place of birthCairns, Queensland
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G R Mayers, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Russell and Louisa Elizabeth Penlope MAYERS, Ciarns, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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