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John MERRICK

Regimental number124
Place of birthYork Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressYork, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Merrick, Suburban Road, York, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1915
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No.13), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114

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