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Claude Tasman METCHER

Regimental number2848
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressPotts Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Agnes Benjamin, Nerada, 63 Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2848A
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateDied of disease 19 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMaubauge-Centre Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Rosa METCHER, Brewongle Flats, Belmore Road, Randwick, New South Wales. Native of Tasmania

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