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Eric Garfield MERCER

Regimental number387
Place of birthKensington South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressMaurice Street, Nth Bayswater, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frank Mercer, Maurice Street, Nth Bayswater, Western Australia
Previous military service89th Infantry
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919

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