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Horace Edward MERCHANT

Regimental number3544
Place of birthMount Lofty South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPort Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Merchant, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916

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