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Regimental number441
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFactory Road, Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Mrs J D Boyle, Factory Road, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 26), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella MERRITT. Native of Cowes, Victoria

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