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Regimental number8541
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLinotype operator
Address64 Clotilde Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alfred Mettam, 64 Clotilde Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Previous military service37th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916

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