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Joseph Charles MERRITT

Regimental number1271
Place of birthMannum South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs. A.L. Merritt, Mannum, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Annie Louisa Merritt, Mannum, South Australia
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 12 October 1918
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 34), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Family/military connections(Brother? Cousin?) 1267 Pte Leslie Richard MERRITT, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.

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