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Regimental number2214
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRailway Hotel, Lennox Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Walter Merrin, Railway Hotel, Lennox Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2214A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3575 Pte James MERRIN, Australian Corps Working Party, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919; 2945A Pte Norman Eric MERRIN, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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