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John Thomas MERLIN

Regimental number6542
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
Address609 Eyre Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr E J Merlin, 609 Eyre Street,Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Date of death23 April 1962
Place of burialRed Cliffs Cemetery

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