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Edward Henry MEYER

Regimental number4860
Date of birth28 July 1897
Place of birthMoonee Ponds, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationIron heater
AddressMoonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kathleen Meyer, 621 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date2 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5659 Pte William James MEYER, 2nd Divisional Train, returned to Australia, 2 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1975
Place of burialHemmant Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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